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garage sale

noun
1.
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.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for garage-sale

garage sale

noun
1.
a sale of personal belongings or household effects held at a person's home, usually in the garage
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garage-sale

verb phrase

In skiing or snowboarding, to wipe out fantastically, often with equipment flying off


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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