Odd Fellow
noun Etymology: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Date: 1795 a member of a major benevolent and fraternal order

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  • Odd Fellow — Odd Fel|low [ ɔdfɛloʊ], der; s, s, (auch:) Odd|fel|low, der; s, s <meist Pl.> [engl. Odd Fellow, Oddfellow, aus: odd = sonderbar, seltsam u. fellow, ↑Fellow]: Mitglied einer (ursprünglich englischen) ordensähnlichen, in Verfassung u.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Odd Fellow — Odd Fel low A member of a secret order, or fraternity, styled the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, established for mutual aid and social enjoyment. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Odd Fellow — n. a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, a fraternal and benevolent secret society founded in England in the 18th cent …   English World dictionary

  • Odd Fellow — Odd Fel|low der; s, s u. Ọdd|f’el|low [...lou] der; s, s <engl. ; <zu odd »sonderbar, seltsam« u. fellow »Gefährte«> Mitglied einer (ursprünglich engl.) ordensähnlichen Gemeinschaft, die in Verfassung u. Bräuchen den Freimaurern… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Odd Fellow — Odd′ Fel low or Odd′fel low n. a member of a social and benevolent society that originated in England in the 18th century • Etymology: 1785–95 Odd′fel low•ship , n …   From formal English to slang

  • odd fellow — noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group • Syn: ↑kook, ↑odd fish, ↑queer bird, ↑queer duck, ↑odd man out • Derivationally related forms: ↑kooky (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Odd Fellow — Oddfellowship, n. a member of a social and benevolent society that originated in England in the 18th century. Also, Oddfellow. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Odd Fellow — D✓Ọdd|fel|low [...lo , auch ... fɛ... ], der; s, s, Ọdd Fel|low , der; s, s <englisch> (Angehöriger einer ursprünglich englischen humanitären Bruderschaft) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • Odd-fellow — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Odd Fellow's Hall — Infobox nrhp | name =Odd Fellow s Hall nrhp type = caption = location= Buckland, Massachusetts lat degrees = 42 lat minutes = 36 lat seconds = 14 lat direction = N long degrees = 72 long minutes = 44 long seconds = 23 long direction = W locmapin …   Wikipedia

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