a sale of used or unwanted household goods, personal items, bric-a-brac, etc., typically held in one's garage or yard.
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Origin of garage sale
An Americanism dating back to 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for garage-sale
a sale of personal belongings or household effects held at a person's home, usually in the garage
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