flea market

noun
a market, often outdoors, consisting of a number of individual stalls selling old or used articles, curios and antiques, cut-rate merchandise, etc.

Origin:
1920–25

flea-marketer, flea-marketeer, noun
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flea market
 
n
an open-air market selling cheap and often second-hand goods

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flea market
1917, especially in reference to the Fr. marché aux puces in Paris, so-called "because there are so many second-hand articles sold of all kinds that they are believed to gather fleas."
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flea market

A market, usually held outdoors, where used goods and antiques are sold. For example, We picked up half of our furniture at flea markets. The term is a direct translation of the French marché aux puces and presumably implies that some of the used clothes and furniture might be flea-infested. [1920s]

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Example sentences
The stolen bikes were then sold at a local flea market.
We bought an amazingly cool old kitchen sink at a flea market and refinished it.
It has the serendipitous charm of a flea market, but the quality of a high-end
  boutique.
We met in an empty parking lot, next to a flea market.
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