For the first two years of WOW, the APF sold their (at the time $50) rugs through Target.
Finally, this photo, which David captioned: "He's happy because he just sold a motherlode of burritos to the Oklahoma delegation"
Paul called me after the pilot had been sold to Fox and they had agreed to produce them.
And if they sold a valuable picture, they would always have a copy made.
But nobody could have sold the platform the GOP was offering in 2012.
I have owned other property, but I have sold everything else I had.
The prices of a few are inserted; sixteen blankets were sold.
One plant of it has been sold for one hundred and eighty dollars.
The day she sold Sidney material for a simple white gown, she was very happy.
London: printed and are to be sold by most Booksellers in London and Westminster.
Old English sellan "to give, furnish, supply, lend; surrender, give up; deliver to; promise," from Proto-Germanic *saljan "offer up, deliver" (cf. Old Norse selja "to hand over, deliver, sell;" Old Frisian sella, Old High German sellen "to give, hand over, sell;" Gothic saljan "to offer a sacrifice"), ultimately from PIE root *sel- (3) "to take, grasp."
Meaning "to give up for money" had emerged by c.1000, but in Chaucer selle still can mean "to give." Students of Old English learn early that the word that looks like sell usually means "give." An Old English word for "to sell" was bebycgan, from bycgan "to buy."
Slang meaning "to swindle" is from 1590s. The noun phrase hard sell is recorded from 1952. To sell one's soul is from c.1570. Sell-by date is from 1972. To sell like hot cakes is from 1839. Selling-point attested from 1959.
To sell (someone) down the river is first recorded 1927, but probably from or with recollection of slavery days, on notion of sale from the Upper South to the cotton plantations of the Deep South (attested in this literal sense since 1851).
Shit out of luck; ruined; kaput: If the press gets ahold of this, we're SOL
[WWI armed forces; fr shit out of luck]
A hoax or swindle; a deception: The Cardiff Giant was a ''sell'' (1838+)
[first verb sense said in an article of 1810 to be derived from sell a bargain, ''the dexterous transfer of any unmarketable commodity for a high price to an unwary customer'']