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
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My dear child--what are you, a rummage sale or a guess-me-quick?
Rummage sale, with all proceeds going to benefit the needy in the area.
Directed by Laura Israel (Frank's long-time editor], DON'T BLINK: ROBERT FRANK is Israel's like-minded portrait of her friend and collaborator, a lively rummage sale of images and sounds and recollected passages and unfathomable losses and friendships that leaves us a fast and fleeting imprint of the life of the Swiss-born man who reinvented himself the American way, and is still standing on ground of his own making at the age of 90.
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Diabetes Resource Committee member at Texas Health Azle, along with the help of several other employees, held a rummage sale and raised $1,200 to sponsor eight children to attend the American Diabetes Associations Camp Aurora.
Elkton Community Education Center Benefit Rummage Sale - 9 a.
A number of jobs were undertaken including cat cleaning and cuddling, dog walking, clearing of one of the barns and sorting its contents for a grand rummage sale, as well as gardening
Rummage Sale Hosted by the United Methodist Women and Appalachia Service Project team.
com)-- First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest will be hosting the biggest Rummage Sale in its history, now entering its 64th consecutive year, from 7 a.
The Filipino Disciples Christian Church in Los Angeles raised $400 over the weekend between an impromptu rummage sale and a special offering at Sunday's service.
A FETE and rummage sale will be held at Bedworth Heath Community Centre on November 12 from 10am to 2pm.
The credit union said has additional fundraisers coming up this month, a rummage sale and two bake sales.