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Rest

Rest[expr]
gives expr with the first element removed.
The head need not be List:
Rest works on SparseArray objects:
Nest the operation of finding the rest of a list:
Rest[expr] is equivalent to Drop.
The expression is evaluated before Rest is applied:
Rest always operates on the FullForm of expressions:
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