Definitions

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  • n. A small-scale sale where people bring items to sell and buy others' items. The money raised usually goes towards charity.

Etymologies

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bring + and + buy

Examples

  • Now they can be found at supermarkets, bring-and-buy sales, farmers 'markets, children's parties and wherever two cheerful young women have been given permission to set up a stall.

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  • The village of Longborough in Gloucestershire is the epitome of Cotswolds sleepiness, a vision of pastoral English loveliness in which you might expect the most exciting events of the year to be the charity cricket match or the bring-and-buy sale.

    Bringing Wagner to Gloucestershire

  • The Conservative Women's Organisation is now more likely to be found huddled in policy meetings with shadow cabinet members than making jam for the bring-and-buy.

    Archive 2007-04-22

  • At a school bring-and-buy sale my mum got me a raffle ticket to win a cake.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • At Thursby parish hall Joan Gate, alongside friends Eileen Wilson, Peg Eastwood and Joyce Donaldson, held a bring-and-buy sale to raise money for the Disasters Emergency Committee fund.

    News round-up

  • It'll be open to the general public and feature exhibition stands, a full lecture programme, machine demonstrations, computer games and challenges, bring-and-buy sale, and performances of electronic music.

    Pocket-lint

  • After I've given a few pots away to friends and handed some over to the bring-and-buy brigade, we'll be down to one pot every

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  • Marina Hyde: "The trade in celebrity artefacts makes the pre-Reformation market in saints 'fingers look like a village bring-and-buy."

    GreenCine Daily

  • The idea to organise a bring-and-buy sale came from the children themselves.

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  • Children at Shiney Row Primary School held a bring-and-buy sale to raise cash to turn their grounds into a wildlife haven.

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