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job lot

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noun

a large, often assorted quantity of goods sold or handled as a single transaction.
a miscellaneous quantity; a quantity of odds and ends.

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RELATED WORDS

inventory, miscellanea

Nearby words

job corps, job costing, job description, job enlargement, job evaluation, job lot, job market, job order, job printer, job rotation, job satisfaction

Origin of job lot

First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for job lot

  • His whole soul rose in arms against agreeing with that ill-bred little cur, and the rest of this job-lot.

    Five Tales|John Galsworthy
  • Parties desiring to buy a job-lot of garden tools, will do well to call and examine my stock.

    Remarks|Bill Nye

British Dictionary definitions for job lot

job lot


noun

a miscellaneous collection of articles sold as a lot
a collection of cheap or trivial items
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