Odd Fellow

noun

: a member of a major benevolent and fraternal order

Examples of Odd Fellow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The website said there were Odd Fellow groups in England in the 1700s. NBC News, 28 Mar. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Odd Fellow was in 1789

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“Odd Fellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Odd%20Fellow. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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