Definition of Jumble sale

1. Noun. A sale of donated articles.

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



Definition of Jumble sale

1. Noun. (British) A sale of used goods by individuals operating tables or stalls, usually held indoors and open to the public. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Jumble sale

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1. Poverty: A Study of Town Life by Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree (1908)
"For everyday wear she buys some old dress at a jumble sale for a few shillings. Old garments, cast off by some wealthier family, are sometimes bought from ..."

2. The Cruise of the Dream Ship by Ralph Stock (1921)
"Until the occasion of the dream ship's jumble sale I had, it appears, misjudged the man. Prose poems to a piece of voile (double width, slightly soiled and ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"... jumble sale, etc, Bennett, G : L. First Latin exercises : being the exercises, with syntax rules and vocabularies, from a "First Latin writer. ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1904)
"... must be driven as low as the collecting lady will permit; a garment offered for threepence at a jumble sale must, if possible, be reduced to twopence. ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1903)
"I myself first saw him among the crowd at a village " jumble sale," and at once recognised that he was an instance of ..."

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