oddment


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oddment \Odd"ment\, n. [Odd + -ment.]
   An odd thing, or one that is left over, disconnected,
   fragmentary, or the like; something that is separated or
   disconnected from its fellows; Specif.: (Printing) Any
   separate small part or page in a book, other than the text,
   such as the title page, contents, etc.

         A miscellaneous collection of riddles, charms, gnomic
         verses, and "oddments" of different kinds.
                                                  --Saintsbury.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   2. A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been
      used or sold.

   Syn: end, remainder, remnant, scrap.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   3. Something unusual, and perhaps worthy of collecting.

   Syn: curio, curiosity, oddity, peculiarity, rarity,
        collectible.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   4. pl. Odds and ends; a motley assortment of things.

   Syn: odds and ends, melange, farrago, ragbag, hodgepodge,
        hotchpotch, omnium-gatherum.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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