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yard sale

n.
A sale of used household belongings, typically held outdoors at the home of the seller.

garage′ sale`


n.
a sale of used or unwanted household goods or personal items, typically held in one's garage or yard. Also called tag sale , yard sale.
[1960–65, Amer.]
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Noun1.yard sale - an outdoor sale of used personal or household items held on the seller's premisesyard sale - an outdoor sale of used personal or household items held on the seller's premises
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"
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This is the largest multi-family yard sale in Wilmette with more than 40 homes usually participating and attracting shoppers from all over the North Shore and beyond.
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Gwion Rhisiart and Ifan Roberts-Jones, both seven, held a yard sale on Gwion's driveway, in Thornhill on Saturday, in aid of Bobath Children's Therapy Centre Wales.
Today the event is a spontaneous yard sale on the streets and front lawns of Burford much like the giant yard sale that takes over St.
The old lady that bought the lamp at the yard sale, would she have otherwise bought it at Kmart?
To have a yard sale, you need things that you no longer want, but that other people could use.
When Andy goes to summer school, Woody is accidentally put into a yard sale and grabbed by a toy collector.