- a public auction.
Origin of vendue
Examples from the Web for vendue
Historical Examples of vendue
Here are you all got together at this vendue of fineries knick-knacks.One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed
C. A. Bogardus
Here are you all got together at this vendue of fineries and knick-knacks.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6
Charles H. Sylvester
“I am going to stay over Monday and go to the vendue,” said Harris.
The young folks had got enough of the vendue now, and so had Mrs. Pritchett.
Here you are all got together at this Vendue of Fineries and Knicknacks.Benjamin Franklin
Frank Luther Mott
- US a public sale; auction
Word Origin for vendue
"public sale, auction," 1680s, from Dutch vendu, from French vendue "sale," from vendre "to sell," from Latin vendere (see vend).