garage sale

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garage sale

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

n
a sale of personal belongings or household effects held at a person's home, usually in the garage
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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.garage sale - an outdoor sale of used personal or household items held on the seller's premisesgarage 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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