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Oddfellow Line breaks: Odd|fel¦low
Pronunciation: /ˈɒdfɛləʊ/

Definition of Oddfellow in English:


(usually Oddfellows)
A member of a fraternity similar to the Freemasons.
Example sentences
  • George Washington was not a member of the Oddfellows, rather he was a Freemason.
  • At the Institute meetings were held by the Freemasons, Oddfellows, Foresters and Rechabites.
  • Grant Simpson and Alan Matheson (flugelhorn and cornet) sampled several decades of jazz at the Oddfellows ' Hall last weekend.

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