oddments oddments

Definition(s):

  • (n) a motley assortment of things

Usage(s):

  1. The wringer produced stunning oddments of knowledge, e.
  2. Old Frisian or Old French oddments, fubsy eloquences of Middle English and exotic intrusions from the Arabic.

News

  • Landscape Confidential: Porches through the years

    BURLINGTON -- A porch is where we welcome friends, greet strangers, gab with our neighbors, sip a cool drink on a hot day, and store oddments of domestic life. It is a place of transition between our inner and outer lives.
    on February 26, 2014     Source: Brattleboro Reformer

Quotes

  • It gives voice to tiny thoughts, to what Scottish poet and scholar Alastair Reid, in a lovely poem, calls "Oddments Inklings Omens Moments".
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Alastair Reid Source: The Australian

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