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odds and endsnoun [plural]

uk   us   informal (UK also odds and sods)
C2 various things of different ​types, usually ​small and not ​important, or of little ​value: I took most of the ​big things to the new ​house, but there are a few ​odds and ​endsleft to ​pick up.
(Definition of odds and ends from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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odds and endsplural noun

 us   /ˈɑdz ən ˈendz/
variousitems of different ​types, usually ​small and ​unimportant or of little ​value: We’ve moved most of the ​furniture to the new ​house, but there are still a few odds and ends to ​bring over.
(Definition of odds and ends from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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