rummage sale

noun

Definition of rummage sale

: a usually informal sale of miscellaneous goods especially : a sale of donated articles conducted by a nonprofit organization (such as a church or charity) to help support its programs

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Dozens of donors and about 10 volunteers made the rummage sale possible, organizers said. Karie Angell Luc, chicagotribune.com, "'We're here to save the band': Rummage sale part of fundraising effort to keep Norridge District 80 band program alive," 7 May 2018 Bible study will be at 11 a.m. There will be a rummage sale from August 1-3, starting at 9 a.m. German-fest at Founder's Square, scheduled for Sept. 28, is accepting vendors. Post-tribune Staff Report, Post-Tribune, "Church news," 7 June 2019 South Milwaukee United Methodist, 1327 Marshall Ave., South Milwaukee, is having a rummage sale April 28. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "World Cup of Beer Tasting," 23 Apr. 2018 Find a Bargain at Church: The United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls will hold its annual spring rummage sale this weekend, from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21. Joan Rusek, cleveland.com, "Last leg of Maple Highlands Trail completes 20-mile bike path: Valley Views," 16 Apr. 2018 The Orphan Ministry will sponsor a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 and from 8 a.m. to noon June 2. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 5 June 2018 The Orphan Ministry will sponsor a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 and from 8 a.m. to noon June 2. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 5 June 2018 The annual Kenilworth Union Church rummage sale offers many of those items. Kathy Routliffe, chicagotribune.com, "Kenilworth Union Church rummage sale offers amazing maze of treasures," 13 July 2018 The Orphan Ministry will sponsor a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 and from 8 a.m. to noon June 2. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Church news," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of rummage sale

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rummage sale was circa 1858

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rummage sale

noun

English Language Learners Definition of rummage sale

US : a sale of used items (such as old clothes or toys) especially to raise money for a church, school, charity, etc.

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