Committed to live and work in a certain place, often for a specific length of time. For example, He loved being the college's poet in residence. This expression, dating from the 1300s, originally referred to ecclesiastical clerics whose presence was required in a specific church. It was extended to other appointments in the mid-1800s.
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|