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odd and even

noun
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40

odd or even

noun
1.
any of various games of chance in which one bets on an odd or even number, as one in which two players alternately draw from a pile of an odd number of counters any desired number up to a prearranged limit, the object being to have drawn an odd number of counters at the end of the game.
Also, odd and even, odds or evens.
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