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Definition of "oddments" []

  • Unimportant objects of any kind, usually ones that are old or left over from a larger group of things
  • Plural form of oddment. (noun)

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  • A collection containing a variety of miscellaneous things. (noun)

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Use "oddments" in a sentence
  • "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."