job lot


Definition of job lot

1 : a miscellaneous collection of goods for sale as a lot usually to a retailer
2 : a miscellaneous and usually inferior collection or group

Examples of job lot in a Sentence

The warehouse bought the pieces as a job lot.
Recent Examples on the Web Where some other towns operating similar schemes have put together a job lot of houses for €1, Castiglione di Sicilia is pricing the properties according to their condition. Silvia Marchetti, CNN, 25 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of job lot

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Job lot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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