garage sale

a sale of used or unwanted household goods, personal items, bric-a-brac, etc., typically held in one's garage or yard.
Also called tag sale, yard sale.

1960–65, Americanism Unabridged
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garage sale
a sale of personal belongings or household effects held at a person's home, usually in the garage

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Example sentences
There are several craft and flea-market vendors, as well as a large garage sale
  and a mum sale.
Another idea: view the dud as an opportunity to clean out your house and hold a
  yard or garage sale.
People who used to have a garage sale now sell on e-Bay, and they use the mail
  to ship.
It reminded me of being at a garage sale, the rude feeling of surveying
  someone's entire life in one greedy glance.
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