oddments


oddments

noun

  1. an odd article, bit, remnant, or the like.
  2. an article belonging to a broken or incomplete set.
  3. Printing. any individual portion of a book excluding the text, as the frontispiece or index.

noun

  1. (often plural) an odd piece or thing; leftover
  2. (plural) NZ pieces of wool, such as belly wool or neck wool, removed from a fleece and sold separately

n.1780, a hybrid with a Latin suffix on a Germanic word, from odd (q.v.), on model of fragments. Related: Oddment.

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