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rummage sale

noun
1.
a sale of miscellaneous articles, old or new, as items contributed to raise money for charity, of unclaimed goods at a wharf or warehouse, or of odds and ends of merchandise at a shop.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for rummage-sale

rummage sale

noun
1.
a sale of miscellaneous articles, usually cheap and predominantly secondhand, in aid of charity Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) jumble sale
2.
(US) a sale of unclaimed property or unsold stock
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