flea market

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Outdoor market utilized by vendors to exchange discounted new or used merchandise for money. Flea markets are usually operated in an outdoor facility and may charge shoppers a minimal fee to enter the premises. The name is said to have derived from a French term in 1920, and may have suggested that some of the second-hand clothing or other goods sold at flea markets might have been infested with fleas.

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The lady met a strange fellow at the flea market, who said his name was Harry and then he began to flirt with her.
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The flea market was a fun place to get together and search for antiques that could be sold at our business.
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You can go to a flea market and maybe find some supplies you need at a great cost, or maybe even a new supplier.
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