- a large, often assorted quantity of goods sold or handled as a single transaction.
- a miscellaneous quantity; a quantity of odds and ends.
Origin of job lot
First recorded in 1850–55
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Historical Examples of job lot
- a miscellaneous collection of articles sold as a lot
- a collection of cheap or trivial items
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