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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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," 14 June 2019 That $50 rummage sale table is worth more than $6,000 today, according to 1stdibs.com, an online clearinghouse for all things vintage. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee vintage furniture stores feed craving for mid-century modern design," 18 July 2019 Despite a rough start, when critics said Prime Day resembled a rummage sale featuring discounts on obscure products, the event has evolved into an international shopping phenomenon. Dallas News, "Amazon says Prime Day sales beat Cyber Monday and Black Friday combined," 17 July 2019 Replacements’ facilities are the size of eight football fields and contain a museum and a discounted room that has the feel of a rummage sale. Susan Harlan, Curbed, "The dish store that is my home away from home," 11 July 2019 Day also worked at the Harry & David plant in Medford packaging the company’s popular gift baskets and loved to frequent rummage sales on the weekends. oregonlive.com, "A Mouseketeer mystery: Dennis Day’s extraordinary life and heartbreaking death," 6 July 2019 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," 14 June 2019 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," 14 June 2019 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

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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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