Odd Fellow

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Odd Fellow

A member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, a fraternal and benevolent secret society.
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Odd′ Fel`low

or Odd′fel`low,

a member of a social and benevolent society that originated in England in the 18th century.
Odd′fel`low•ship`, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.odd fellow - someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual
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References in classic literature ?
Then there is a "sampler" worked by some idiot related to the family, a picture of the "Huguenots," two or three Scripture texts, and a highly framed and glazed certificate to the effect that the father has been vaccinated, or is an Odd Fellow, or something of that sort.
"You're an odd fellow. What do you mean by false pride at getting over sea-sickness?
He finds that the poet was no odd fellow who described strange and impossible situations, but that universal man wrote by his pen a confession true for one and true for all.
Scandal, therefore, never found any access to his table; for as it hath been long since observed that you may know a man by his companions, so I will venture to say, that, by attending to the conversation at a great man's table, you may satisfy yourself of his religion, his politics, his taste, and indeed of his entire disposition: for though a few odd fellows will utter their own sentiments in all places, yet much the greater part of mankind have enough of the courtier to accommodate their conversation to the taste and inclination of their superiors.
24, 2019 in Odd Fellow Cemetery in Golconda with Ray Wallace officiating.
At the United Odd Fellow & Rebekah Home in Bronx, New York, an award-winning program bridges the gap between students and seniors to promote intergenerational friendships based on a fundamental learning skill--reading.
Securities and Exchange Commission, assigned a 'BBB-' Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Odd Fellows Home of California (Odd Fellows).
Tasha Taylor said the couple will release a marketing package for their Odd Fellows building in a few months.
Those who have signed up for the Harrisburg version of the program are the owners of the Odd Fellows Hall at 190 Smith St.
Boucher, age 89, formerly of Oxford, MA, passed peacefully Friday, May 1, 2015 in the Odd Fellows Home in Worcester.
According to the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, the coffin belonged to the now-defunct Council Bluffs chapter of the International Order of Odd Fellows, which promotes anonymous giving to the poor, News.com.au reported.