odd or even

noun
variants: or odd and even or odds or evens

Definition of odd or even

: one of several games of chance or skill in which there is guessing or betting as to whether a certain number will be odd or even: such as
a : a game in which one player selects and holds an odd or even number of counters (as beans) and the other guesses which it is
b : a game of betting on casts of dice or turns of a wheel
c : a simplified form of fan-tan (see fan-tan sense 1)
d : a mathematical game similar to nim in which the object is to take or leave an odd number of counters

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“Odd or even.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd%20or%20even. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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