art union


noun Australian.

a lottery, originally a nongovernment lottery with works of art as prizes.

Origin of art union

First recorded in 1830–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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art union


Australian and NZ a lottery, often with prizes other than cash
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