oddment

Oddments are leftover bits or pieces of something larger. Those fabric scraps you're stitching together into a quilt are oddments.

You might refer to oddments as "odds and ends," or "remnants." After constructing a desk out of pine, you might use the oddments to make a wooden picture frame. And once you're finished cutting out biscuits, don't throw away the oddments of dough — you can bake those too!This noun can also be used for quirky collectibles, like the oddments your grandparents keep in their china cabinet.

Primary Meanings of oddment

1.
n
a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
2.
n
something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
Full Definitions of oddment
1

n a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

Synonyms:
end, remainder, remnant
Types:
fag end
the frayed end of a length of cloth or rope
Type of:
piece of cloth, piece of material
a separate part consisting of fabric
2

n something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

Synonyms:
curio, curiosity, oddity, peculiarity, rarity
Types:
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bric-a-brac, knickknack, knickknackery, nicknack, whatnot
miscellaneous curios
collectable, collectible
things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)
collector's item, piece de resistance, showpiece
the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection
chachka, tchotchke, tsatske, tshatshke
(Yiddish) an inexpensive showy trinket
rariora
(plural) rare collector's items
Type of:
object, physical object
a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

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