Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. odde, fr. Icel. oddi, a tongue of land, a triangle, an odd number (from the third or odd angle, or point, of a triangle), orig., a point, tip; akin to Icel. oddr, point, point of a weapon, Sw. udda, odd, udd, point, Dan. od, AS,. ord, OHG. ort, G. ort, place (cf. E. point, for change of meaning)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Ice. oddi, a triangle, odd number—Ice. oddr, point; cf. A.S. ord, point.
How odd this should be the first marriage in the family, and Laura the youngest!
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
And, oddly enough, there was not much smoke in the distance.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
The odd player is a squirrel.
"Games and Play for School Morale" by Various
Somehow, as soon as she spoke, Elsmere saw the whole odd little scene with other eyes.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
I know it's very sad, really, and I'm not unfeeling; but it is such an odd tale, now, isn't it?
"The House of Souls" by Arthur Machen
They look afar off like gigantic hats: further still, like quaint odd toadstools in motion.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
All the company laughed at Dick's odd venture; and Miss Alice, who felt pity for the poor boy, gave him some money to buy another cat.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
The odd player stands in the center and is the bull.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
It seems odd, doesn't it?
"The Children's Book of London" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
She thought he looked rather odd.
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
Pallas grew vapourish once, and odd,
She would not do the least right thing,
Either for goddess, or for god,
Nor work, nor play, nor paint, nor sing.
"On the Countess of Burlington Cutting Paper" by Alexander Pope
And, worst of all, the youngest one was puny,
So odd, and still, and slight,
That father, mother, and the other brothers,
Thought him not over bright.
"Hop-O-My-Thumb" by Clara Doty Bates
Christ, and Christ only, is the Prince of Peace,
Who caused his Father's furious wrath to cease,
And by his blood, shed on the cursed tree,
Made God and man, before at odds, agree.
"Christ Is All In All" by Rees Prichard
We all, alas! are enemies of God's —
We all are with our righteous Judge at odds —
And had been still, had Christ not laid the plan
Of peace, of lasting peace, 'twixt God and man.
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard
When this was told to CAPTAIN TODD,
At first he thought it rather odd,
And felt some perturbation;
But very long he did not grieve,
He thought he could a way perceive
To SUCH a situation!
"The Sensation Captain" by William Schwenck Gilbert
A usage sae barb'rous! nae mortal can bear!
-- Odd! they'll drive me to madness wi' perfect despair!
If I canna get Jamie, nor yet Dan nor Pate,
Faith I'll e'en tak the first chiel that comes in my gate.
"To Get A Man" by Hector MacNeill
You must renew your boat registration by Dec 31 of every odd-numbered year (i.e.
Jennifer Garner at the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Odd Life Of Timothy Green' at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on August 6, 2012.
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"Oddly enough, they're world records," Timmerman chuckled Monday of his weekend of wonder.
It's odd to see chain-email forwards in 2012.
Driving south along the shore of the Salton Sea this weekend, I saw an odd shimmer in the distance.
Tim Goodman Gives the Odds on Which Fall Shows Will Survive.
A little-known fact is that employees at Chock 's luncheonettes were union members, represented, oddly enough, by the United Mine Workers of America.
Odd Things Happen When You Chop Up Cities and Stack Them Sideways.
Sarah Palin calls Obama's Christmas card with Bo 'odd'.
The odd twist to the Chron 's Chiu endorsement.
A movie about the fiercely competitive world of butter sculpture might seem odd, but then again, we've had similar stories about dog shows and children's beauty pageants.
Chris Sullivan, pharmacy technician, beat both odds and is the newest and youngest clown in the alley.
For n odd we have H n (Indeed, both Xσ,y /P and Yξ /P can be regarded as ﬁxed point sets of torus actions on the variety denoted by Py in [L1], and it suﬃces to use the odd vanishing theorem [L1, 8.6] for Py together with [L3, 4.4]).
Classification of unipotent representations of simple p-adic groups,II
The Case N Odd Let us next consider the case with N odd.
Dynamical Correlations for Circular Ensembles of Random Matrices
We note that the ﬁrst three (and similarly the last three) are connected via odd reﬂections which correspond to the odd reﬂections that connect the associated Dynkin diagrams.
Constructing r-matrices on simple Lie superalgebras
Then each summand has an odd number of odd ci ’s.
The enumeration of simple permutations
We see that, for odd k , ord2 (bk ) = (k + 1)/2 if and only if the number of the remaining summands is odd.
The enumeration of simple permutations