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job lot

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noun
  1. a large, often assorted quantity of goods sold or handled as a single transaction.
  2. a miscellaneous quantity; a quantity of odds and ends.
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Origin of job lot

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

Historical Examples

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

    Remarks

    Bill Nye

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for job lot

job lot

noun
  1. a miscellaneous collection of articles sold as a lot
  2. a collection of cheap or trivial items
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