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garage sale

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noun
  1. a sale of used or unwanted household goods, personal items, bric-a-brac, etc., typically held in one's garage or yard.

Origin of garage sale

An Americanism dating back to 1960–65
Also called tag sale, yard sale.
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British Dictionary definitions for garage-sale

garage sale

noun
  1. a sale of personal belongings or household effects held at a person's home, usually in the garage
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