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Definition of "oddment" [odd•ment]

  • Something left over. (noun)
  • Odds and ends. (noun)
  • An oddity. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oddment" in a sentence
  • "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 through the surf."
  • "I believe he expected me to give him a receipt in round hundreds and take the "oddment," as we call it in"
  • "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 family, and afterwards a hospital, and a store where every kind of oddment is sold by Dutch auction."