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oddment

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1 an unused or unwanted piece or item typically of small size or value
  • the fabric store sells oddments left over from cutting

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2 something that is different from what is ordinary or expected
  • one of those medical oddments that has perplexed and intrigued generations of medical historians

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3 something strange or unusual that is an object of interest
  • an exhibit devoted to the incredible array of oddments that are collected by people the world over

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The first known use of oddment was in 1780

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“Oddment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oddment. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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