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Odd - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)

ODD, a.

1. Not even; not divisible into equal numbers; as one, three, five, seven, _c.

Good luck lies in odd numbers.

2. Left or remaining after the union, estimate or use of even numbers; or remaining after round numbers or any number specified; as the odd number; the odd man.

Sixteen hundred and odd years after the earth was made, it was destroyed by a deluge.

3. Singular; extraordinary; differing from what is usual; strange; as an odd phenomenon.

It sometimes implies dislike or contempt; as an odd fellow.

4. Not noted; unheeded; not taken into the common account.

There are yet missing some few odd lads that you remember not.

5. Uncommon; particular.

The odd man to perform all three perfectly is Joannes Sturmis.

6. Uncommon; in appearance improper or not likely to answer the purpose. This is an odd way of doing things.

Locke's Essay would be an odd book for a man to make himself master of, who would get a reputation by his critical writings.

7. Separate from that which is regularly occupied; remaining unemployed. I will take some odd time to do this business. He may do it at odd times.

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