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garage sale

a sale of used or unwanted household goods, personal items, bric-a-brac, etc., typically held in one's garage or yard.
Also called tag sale, yard sale.
Origin of garage sale
1960-65, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for garage-sale

garage sale

a sale of personal belongings or household effects held at a person's home, usually in the garage
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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verb phrase

In skiing or snowboarding, to wipe out fantastically, often with equipment flying off

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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