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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting; A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold.

Usage examples (26)
  • I believe he expected me to give him a receipt in round hundreds and take the "oddment," as we call it in
  • Long craft were brought from the caves laden with every kind of oddment, iron kettles, anvils, transmitters, birdcages, treasure, and dark figures hauled them out...
  • Then there are houses where the people employed in the paper-works lodge, a recently-acquired home for the better class of men, which was once a mansion of the De Clifford...
  • This section was an oddment, which General Clayton had seen in for more
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