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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sale \Sale\, n. [Icel. sala, sal, akin to E. sell. See Sell, v. t.] 1. The act of selling; the transfer of property, or a contract to transfer the ownership of property, from one person to another for a valuable consideration, or for a price in money. [1913 Webster] 2. Opportunity of selling; demand; market. [1913 Webster] They shall have ready sale for them. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. Public disposal to the highest bidder, or exposure of goods in market; auction. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] Bill of sale. See under Bill. Of sale, On sale, For sale, to be bought or sold; offered to purchasers; in the market. To set to sale, to offer for sale; to put up for purchase; to make merchandise of. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] Saleable