Definition of Rummage sale

1. Noun. A sale of donated articles.

Exact synonyms: Jumble Sale
Generic synonyms: Cut-rate Sale, Sale, Sales Event



Definition of Rummage sale

1. Noun. Informal sale of donated items, usually to fund the programs of a church or charity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Rummage sale

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1. History of the Pilgrims and Puritans: Their Ancestry and Descendants; Basis by Joseph Dillaway Sawyer (1922)
"... swarming on the pier, and friskily bidding at the impromptu rummage sale, with the result that the Sheriff's ..."

2. Wanted by Lloyd Cassel Douglas (1920)
"Now, I freely admit that a rummage-sale is not the most dignified market on earth, and if I had my way there would be no such thing, forever and aye; but, ..."

3. Westways: A Village Chronicle by Silas Weir Mitchell (1913)
"Well, that ain'ta bad idea," said the post-mistress slyly, " if he's a damaged article — a rummage-sale of husbands not up to sample. ..."

4. Westways: A Village Chronicle by Silas Weir Mitchell (1913)
"When Leila complained of the disturbing antecedents of a rummage-sale, Mrs. Crocker, contributive of unasked wisdom, remarked, " Men have habits, ..."

5. Poems Obiter by Robert Elijah Lee Smith (1914)
"THE rummage sale AT ROCKVILLE Ho, citizens of Rockville, ... tale, How certain of our social mites performed a rummage sale ; Just prop yourselves securely, ..."

6. Biographical and Critical Miscellanies by William Hickling Prescott (1852)
"rummage sale, 218 E. Huron (next to city hall), Apr. 22, 23, ,24. ... D. of M. rummage sale Sat., 108 Mii chi St., tha bee; Mo; cla W, Huron. ..."

7. Handbook of Settlements by Robert Archey Woods, Albert Joseph Kennedy (1911)
"MAINTAINS kindergarten; mothers' club; playground; resident nurse; rummage sale; classes in cooking and sewing; clubs for young women and boys, ..."

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