swap meet


Definition of swap meet 

: a gathering for the sale or barter of usually secondhand objects

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Antique tractor show, antique car parts swap meet and more. Luann Gibbs, Cincinnati.com, "Free and fun events this weekend in Cincinnati," 7 June 2018 Panini’s biggest market of all is Brazil, and four years ago impromptu swap meets sprung up in every host city. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "World cup sticker collecting: Where all players are created equal," 5 July 2018 Highlights include swap meet with more than 90 vendors, beer and wine garden, live music and jump houses for kids. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Artists get awards at San Marcos show," 21 May 2018 The event includes vehicle judging and a swap meet. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Plan your weekend: Art of Fire in Royal Oak, Motor City Pride, Cars R Stars in Shelby Twp.," 6 June 2018 The Jacob's Cave swap meet is continuing now through Sunday, according to its website. Kaitlyn Schwers, kansascity, "KC pair busted with marijuana brownies at Missouri swap meet, sheriff says," 2 June 2018 Parts and collector car sales are available at the swap meet. Andy Mikonis, chicagotribune.com, "Massive "bucket list" car show touches down in Wisconsin," 4 July 2017 The Midwest's Greatest Classic Car Show’ is now playing on a national scale as one of the biggest and best car shows and swap meets in America. Andy Mikonis, chicagotribune.com, "Massive "bucket list" car show touches down in Wisconsin," 4 July 2017 This year will feature a vinyl swap meet and goods from across the globe. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago festivals this weekend: May 25-31," 28 May 2017

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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: an event at which people can buy, sell, or trade used items

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