from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Miscellaneous items, remnants, or pieces.
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- n. Miscellaneous things.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. that which is left; remnants; fragments; refuse; scraps; miscellaneous articles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a motley assortment of things
From an dialectal corruption of ords and ends ("points and endings" or "beginnings and ends"). More at ord, end. (Wiktionary)