Origin of vendue
Examples from the Web for vendue
For the vendue opened, and they began to buy extravagantly, notwithstanding all his cautions, and their own fear of taxes.One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed|C. A. Bogardus
Vendue--no person to sell goods by, unless licensed, those exempt by act of parliament excepted, under the penalty of 50l.The Present Picture of New South Wales (1811)|David Dickinson Mann
We had her a year, and yet she never got over wanting to go to the vendue.Around The Tea-Table|T. De Witt Talmage
Things were mostly sold at a vendue, for the two boys were going in the army.A Little Girl in Old Salem|Amanda Minnie Douglas
To sell them at vendue, is to give them to the bidders of the day, be they many or few.
British Dictionary definitions for vendue
Word Origin for vendue
Word Origin and History for vendue
"public sale, auction," 1680s, from Dutch vendu, from French vendue "sale," from vendre "to sell," from Latin vendere (see vend).