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2003, Kenneth Rubin, Andrea Thompson, ''The Friendship Factor'', Penguin ((ISBN)):
- of them would say, &39;Hi, Mother.&39; This might be Chrissie with the purple hair and black lipstick, or Adam, who usually wore odd leather stuff. Sometimes &39;Hi&39; was all I heard; other times they&39;d stay and talk for a minute.
''My cat Fluffy has odd eyes: one blue and one brown.''
Left over or remaining (as a small amount) after counting, payment, etc.
2009, Sam O'Connor, ''Tales of Old Las Vegas: Inside are a Few Stories Set in the 60's, where There was More to the Action Than the Games'', AuthorHouse ((ISBN)), page 187:
- "Here, I have some odd change that should make things easier." As Tish turned and reached for the cigarettes, Eric took some loose coins from his pocket and placed the change from the twenty into his other pocket.
2010, Chris Thomas, ''The Rockefeller Fraud'', Xulon Press ((ISBN)), page 24:
- Third was my college loan of five thousand dollars and some odd change.
''I don't speak Latin well, so in hearing a dissertation in Latin, I would only be able to make out the odd word of it.''
1998, Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Ronald Hingley, ''Five Plays'', Oxford University Press, USA ((ISBN)), page 148:
- There are odd bits of green here and there in patches, but no continuous stretches. The elk, swans and woodgrouse are no more. The old hamlets, farmsteads, hermitages and mills have vanished without trace.
Used or employed for odd jobs.
1879, ''Journal of Horticulture and Practical Gardening'', page 262:
- The odd horse will now be employed in carting couch grass on to pasture land, carting hay, &c, to sheep in the field, carting roots, straw, &c, for feeding cattle in the boxes or dairy cows in the stalls or yards, and in various odd jobs on the farm ...
1894, Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, ''Sessional papers. Inventory control record 1'', page 57:
- At about 14 he rises a step by getting the &39;odd&39; horse and cart, and does all the small carting work about the farm.
Numbered with an odd number.
1958, Henry Miller, ''The Colossus of Maroussi'', New Directions Publishing ((ISBN)), page 218:
- "Well, isn&39;t it a bit unusual to run into an old friend in an odd corner of the world like this?" I asked.
2015, Karen Newcomb, ''The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden: Grow Tons of Organic Vegetables in Tiny Spaces and Containers'', Ten Speed Press ((ISBN)):
- Plant a clump in your postage stamp garden, or stuff them in an odd corner of a flower bed. (They prefer full sun but will tolerate filtered shade.)
On the left.
''He served from the odd court. ''
1886, (w), ''The Wars of Alexander: An Alliterative Romance Translated Chiefly from the Historia Alexandri Magni de Preliis'', page 120, in (modern English) notes about the Middle English text:
- He goes to Phrygia, and sees Scamander. "Happy are all," he says, "who are honoured by that odd clerk. Homer." In Macedonia, he finds hie mother.
1815, (w), ''(w) – or The Astrologer'':
- I assure you, if I were Hazlewood I should look on his compliments, his bowings, his cloakings, his shawlings, and his handings with some little suspicion; and truly I think Hazlewood does so too at some odd times.
''So let's see. There are two evens here and three odds.''
Something left over, not forming part of a set.
''I've got three complete sets of these cards for sale, plus a few dozen odds.''
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