oddments : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a motley assortment of things
- n a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
- n something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
- The Wisdom of Crowds is a circus of oddments and behavioral studies for example, of big-city pedestrian flow (an unconscious art form) and highway traffic snarls (caused by .
- Inside the Marichal bohio (palm-bark walls, thatched roof, oddments of homemade furniture), a nine-year-old boy sprawls shirtless on the concrete floor, unraveling the thread .
- So I grabbed a pole and held on for dear life," even as the oddments of a skyscraper struck her.
News & Articles
- 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.
Feb. 26, 2014 - Brattleboro Reformer
- Alastair Reid in The Australian
It gives voice to tiny thoughts, to what Scottish poet and scholar Alastair Reid, in a lovely poem, calls "Oddments Inklings Omens Moments".