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flea market

A typically outdoor market or bazaar where sundry goods, antiques, household items, or trinkets are sold, bartered, or traded. Possibly from the French marché aux puces, a name given to an outdoor market in Paris where second-hand goods were sold. I love our town's local flea market— you never know what you might find there!
See also: flea, market

flea market

A market, usually held outdoors, where used goods and antiques are sold. For example, We picked up half of our furniture at flea markets. The term is a direct translation of the French marché aux puces and presumably implies that some of the used clothes and furniture might be flea-infested. [1920s]
See also: flea, market
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For more information, including details on exhibiting at the Carmarthen Antiques & Flea Market visit www.
Mr Al Ansari also claimed it was difficult to control the flea market because traders sublet their spaces between multiple parties, meaning they made up to BD100 per day from rent.
Along with the two locations, the flea markets also take place in Barsha Pond Park, Al Nahda Pond Park, and Dubai Motor City - with more locations to be announced soon.
According to the National Flea Market Association there are more than 1,100 flea markets visited by more than 150m customers each year, totaling more than USD 30bn in annual sales.
The Sheraton flea market opens at 9am and ends at 2pm in the afternoon, with all funds collected from the table fees helping UNICEF's work for children, while proceeds from the second-hand sales benefit the exhibitors.
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Everything is a great deal at this flea market, but some are incredible," says Seddon.
The concept of the flea market was simple, it was lower price point items, with deep discounts - giving an example of the products we sell: we sell skipping ropes, we sell auto accessories like gloves, and we sell womens' leggings etc.
After sixty years, a New York City flea market vendor found the cards at an auction.
At an open-air flea market outside McAllen, Texas, Mexican-sourced Cytotec, which is commonly used for treating stomach ulcers, is available for sale, according to a July report by Bloomberg.
THE FLEA market in Fasouri, Limassol is offering a designated stall area free to anyone over 16 to be used to sell items or try out business ideas for a period of four weeks as of yesterday.
THE 6TH CIRCUIT ON MAY 31 RULED for the first time that the owner of a flea market can be liable for contributory trademark infringement.
For Flea Market, call Sandy Turnbull, 573-439-5919.
Organiser Gill Torres said: "This Christmas event is guaranteed to bring the hustle and bustle of a busy flea market to the venue - a festive celebration of the relationship between Liverpool and New York.