odds and ends odds and ends

Definition(s):

  • (n) a motley assortment of things

Usage(s):

  1. Some odds and ends floating around the Hill today.
  2. The theory: Housewife Virginia Tighe, under hypnosis, had simply woven the story out of odds and ends that lay in her subconscious mind from childhood.
  3. He issued some orders in connection with the Budget Bureau's forecast of a $94,000,000 deficit, chief of the odds and ends.

News

  1. Giant yard sale at A.C. Dysart Park

    A giant yard sale will be held at A.C. Dysart Park from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 14-15. The park is at 2107 Victory Ave. in Banning. There will be furniture, miscellaneous household items, clothing, books and odds and ends.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Record Gazette

  2. NFC South evening update

    Let’s catch up on some odds and ends from around the division: Former Atlanta running back Michael Turner was sentenced to probation and fined $1,000 for reckless driving. That stems from an incident that happened in September. The Falcons released Turner after last season. He remains unsigned, but probably will go to training camp with some team that’s looking for veteran help. Coach Ron Rivera ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  3. Cast your ballot for Madison's Favorites 2013

    Voting opened last week for the Madison's Favorites poll, the annual Isthmus survey on your favorite people, places and things around Madison, along with a few odds and ends. We even ask you to name (that is, make up) an award that Madison should win!
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Isthmus

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