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odd·ment

 (ŏd′mənt)
n.
1.
a. Something left over.
b. oddments Odds and ends.
2. An oddity.

oddment

(ˈɒdmənt)
n
1. (often plural) an odd piece or thing; leftover
2. (plural) NZ pieces of wool, such as belly wool or neck wool, removed from a fleece and sold separately

odd•ment

(ˈɒd mənt)

n.
1. an odd article; bit; remnant.
2. an article belonging to an incomplete set.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oddment - a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
fag end - the frayed end of a length of cloth or rope
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
2.oddment - something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
collectable, collectible - things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)
collector's item, piece de resistance, showpiece - the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection

oddment

noun
1. leftover, bit, scrap, leaving, end, remains, fragment, butt, shred, remnant, stub, snippet, sliver, tail end, fag end, off cut, end of a line a blanket crocheted from oddments of wool
plural noun
1. items, things, goods, effects, stuff, possessions, bits and pieces, paraphernalia, odds and ends, impedimenta a collection of oddments from his travels

oddment

noun
Articles too small or numerous to be specified.Used in plural:
etcetera (used in plural), odds and ends, sundries.
Translations
ما يَتَبَقّى من البَضائِع
rest
bútur, afgangur
artıköte beri

oddment

[ˈɒdmənt] Nartículo m suelto (Brit) (Comm) → resto m oddments [of fabric] → retazos mpl, retales mpl

oddment

n usu plRestposten m; (of cloth also)Rest m; (= single piece also)Einzelstück nt

odd

(od) adjective
1. unusual; strange. He's wearing very odd clothes; a very odd young man.
2. (of a number) that cannot be divided exactly by 2. 5 and 7 are odd (numbers).
3. not one of a pair, set etc. an odd shoe.
4. occasional; free. at odd moments.
ˈoddityplural ˈoddities noun
a strange person or thing. He's a bit of an oddity.
ˈoddly adverb
strangely. He is behaving very oddly.
ˈoddment noun
a piece left over from something. an oddment of material.
odds noun plural
1. chances; probability. The odds are that he will win.
2. a difference in strength, in favour of one side. They are fighting against heavy odds.
odd jobs
(usually small) jobs of various kinds, often done for other people. He's unemployed, but earns some money by doing odd jobs for old people.
odd job man
a person employed to do such jobs.
be at odds
to be quarrelling. He has been at odds with his brother for years.
make no odds
to be unimportant. We haven't got much money, but that makes no odds.
oddly enough
it is strange or remarkable (that). I saw John this morning. Oddly enough, I was just thinking I hadn't seen him for a long time.
odd man out / odd one out
1. a person or thing that is different from others. In this test, you have to decide which of these three objects is the odd one out.
2. a person or thing that is left over when teams etc are made up. When they chose the two teams, I was the odd man out.
odds and ends
small objects etc of different kinds. There were various odds and ends lying about on the table.
what's the odds?
it's not important; it doesn't matter. We didn't win the competition but what's the odds?
References in classic literature ?
Then came the nests of dories lashed to ring- bolts by the quarter-deck; the house, with tubs and oddments lashed all around it; and, last, the sixty-foot main-boom in its crutch, splitting things lengthwise, to duck and dodge under every time.
Storage is plentiful with a split level glovebox, tray that runs almost the width of the car, a pair of front cupholders with deep box in front of them and two oddment areas in each of the front doors
It houses aircraft-like oddment containers that offer 20 litres of space each - more than most gloveboxes.
The luggage compartment offers a 200 litre capacity even with the roof folded down, while numerous additional oddment stowage compartments include a temperature controlled cubby within the central armrest,.
Oddment space is ridiculous - there's an elasticated pocket on the seat squab under your thighs.
But despite loads of oddment space, there's precious little room behind the rear seats.
There is plenty oddment storage space and separate warning buzzers if you leave on headlights or rear fogs.
It is well built, with plenty of gizmos, including cupholders in the rear seats and oddment holders, like the one for your sunglasses.
The centre seats have built-in tables, there's a flat floor, loads of oddment space, nine cup holders and a pair of engines - a 1.
Otherwise, practicality easily meets all the requirements ily meets all the requirements of an estate car with plenty of an estate car with plenty of oddment storage around the oddment storage around the cabin and a large and versacabin and a large and versatile boot.
Oddment space is also to the point of being able to play on-board hide and seek.
The interior lacks oddment space though and for some baffling reason cup holders don't appear to be standard.