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white sale

noun
1.
a sale of sheets, pillowcases, and other white goods.
Origin of white sale
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25
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British Dictionary definitions for white sale

white sale

noun
1.
a sale of household linens at reduced prices
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Idioms and Phrases with white sale

white sale

A special offering of towels, bed linens and similar goods, not necessarily white-colored. For example, The big stores always have white sales in January. [ c. 1900 ]
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