swap shop

swap shop
a store or shop where items, esp. secondhand ones, are traded or sold.

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n. informal an agency that provides a communication channel for people with articles to exchange or trade

radio swap shops remain popular ways to exchange goods in farm communities

an event to which people are invited to bring articles for exchange or trade

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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