- oddments of fabric o material retazos (masculine plural) or (Spain/España) retales (masculine plural) (before noun/delante del nombre) an oddments sale una venta de restos de serieMore example sentences
- The turf is usually littered with oddments of paper.
- The Taj Mahahl is made of treated pine, chicken wire, second hand corrugated iron and various off cuts and oddments of wood.
- St. Conleth's Day Care Centre is looking for oddments or surplus wool and knitting needles.
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.