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odd

1. 
a. not divisible by two
b. represented or indicated by a number that is not divisible by two
2. Maths (of a function) changing sign but not absolute value when the sign of the independent variable is changed, as in y=x3
3. Golf
a. one stroke more than the score of one's opponent
b. an advantage or handicap of one stroke added to or taken away from a player's score
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ODD

(1) (Optical Disc Drive or Optical Digital Disc) See optical disc.

(2) (Object Data Definition) A description of the data in an object. See object.
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"The last four years have been a living hell for me and my family - I've been reduced from being a teacher and highly respected lifeguard to an odd job man."
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Ray has to look after a varied bunch of workers including the rather dizzy and newly pregnant Sandy and skirt-chaser Bobby the odd job man. Tonight Ray is trying to organise the staff rota - ah, that great comedy device - but he's having all sorts of problems.
Big Brother winner Craig Phillips (above) is to become a Handy Andy-style odd job man for a new television series to be shown next year.