rummage sale

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rummage sale

n.
1. A sale of assorted secondhand objects contributed by donors to raise money for a charity.
2. A sale, especially of unclaimed or excess goods, as at a warehouse or wharf.
3. A sale of used household belongings, typically held on the seller's property.

rummage sale

n
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

rum′mage sale`


n.
a sale of miscellaneous articles, esp. items contributed to raise money for charity.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rummage sale - a sale of donated articlesrummage sale - a sale of donated articles    
cut-rate sale, sales event, sale - an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"
Translations

rummage sale

n (US) → Ramschverkauf m
References in classic literature ?
My dear child--what are you, a rummage sale or a guess-me-quick?
For somebody used to church rummage sales, it is an experience to watch old Montreal money cough up $80,000 in an evening at a well-organized Tyndale fundraiser.
Rummage sales and garage/ estate/moving sales are also good sources of everything from furniture to frou-frou.
All proceeds will go to the 2nd Wylde Green Scout Group which has raised more than pounds 5,000 from rummage sales over the years.
Rummage sales and yard sales are great ways to pass along items that you no longer want to someone who might need them.
Manly said he's been able to find plenty of beanies at garage sales and rummage sales.
The parents held bake sales, rummage sales and chili cookoffs.
Still, it's really fun, and in some cases it beats out rummage sales, potluck suppers, and even Sunday Mass for packing in the people and racking up the revenue.
Sometimes chapters hold rummage sales in the spring as a fundraiser for the chapter and a service to its members.
com will also provide free marketing and advertising for fundraising events (yard sales, garage sales, rummage sales, tag sales, etc.
I'm addicted to rummage sales, flea markets and auctions and I'm always bringing home "treasures".
You can buy inexpensive clothing at garage sales, rummage sales, and thrift stores.