white goods

noun
1.
household goods, as bed sheets, tablecloths, and towels, formerly bleached and finished in white but now often patterned and colored.
2.
bleached goods, especially cotton or linen fabrics.
3.
large household appliances, as refrigerators, stoves, and washing machines.
4.
alcoholic liquors that are manufactured without color, as vodka, gin, and tequila.

Origin:
1870–75

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white goods
 
pl n
1.  marketing Compare brown goods large household appliances, such as refrigerators, cookers
2.  household linen such as sheets, towels, tablecloths, etc

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Makers of furniture and white goods are suffering similarly.
Cars and white goods are flying out of the showrooms thanks to cheap credit.
Whirlpool, a maker of white goods, faced accelerated tax payments.
He also announced the end of tax breaks on cars and white goods that made up
  part of last year's stimulus package.
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