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job lot

noun
1.
a large, often assorted quantity of goods sold or handled as a single transaction.
2.
a miscellaneous quantity; a quantity of odds and ends.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • job lot paper contains a defect which the intended customer would find objectionable.
  • All he possessed besides a job lot of old clothes on his back was twenty cents wot th or postage stamps, badly glued together.
British Dictionary definitions for job lot

job lot

noun
1.
a miscellaneous collection of articles sold as a lot
2.
a collection of cheap or trivial items
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