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- n. Plural form of oddment.
- n. A collection containing a variety of miscellaneous things.
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- n. a motley assortment of things
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But in the case of Joan the recollection of these twin "oddments" might have saved her disappointment.
Accustomed chiefly to fish, herbs, and roots, the succulent beef had charms which outweighed surprise, and another night was spent in feasting on the "oddments" of the fresh killed beef.
Besides formal remittances, our friends of 55 Gracechurch Street, sent us occasional presents of fish, fruit, and other acceptable "oddments;" and to the last day I have been in town I could not pass No. 55 without a look of grateful remembrance towards both God and man; and a renewed recognition of that providential guidance, by which life is often insensibly turned into new, pleasant or useful channels.
"oddments" of appeal which sometimes make more or less inferior books readable and readable again -- fresh acquaintance, after a long time, is dangerous.
Annie Evett has just spent a gruelling (for her) few days sorting out and chucking patchwork scraps and oddments of materials from garments she made more than 20 years ago.
Inside were books book-ended by bleached skulls of various sizes and orders, among other oddments.
Unusual challenges can arise turning oddments into hotel rooms.
The Berrocco Saige poncho pattern would be a way to use up about 600g of sock yarn - whether new balls or oddments.
His spirit lives on in our enduringly crazy world as Gerken and colleagues deck out the Castlefield with art oddments and oddities.
The familiar, pyramid shaped box which Nico treasured, now resides in its new home of oddments that were once his sanctuary.
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