odd-come-short love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as odd-come-shortly.
  • n. Any misfit garment that has come into a dealer's possession; any one of odds and ends in the way of dress.

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Examples

  • And I've got a lifework instead of being an odd-come-short.

    The Judge

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  • "Oh, I'm a lucky man, lucky man! And I've got a lifework instead of being an odd-come-short. I'll always have something to do now."

    - Rebecca West, The Judge

    September 12, 2009