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SALE, n. The primary sense of sell, is simply to deliver or cause to pass from one person to another.

1. The act of selling the exchange of a commodity for money of equivalent value. The exchange of one commodity for another is barter or permutation, and sale differs from barter only in the nature of the equivalent given.
2. Vent power of selling market. He went to market, but found no sale for his goods.
3. Auction public sale to the highest bidder, or exposure of goods in market. Little used.
4. State of being venal, or of being offered to bribery as, to set the liberty of a state to sale.
5. A wicker basket.

SALE, a. Sold bought as opposed to homemade. Colloquial.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Sale'. King James Dictionary.

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