brown goods

plural noun
1.
electronic machines, as television sets, stereos, and audio or video recorders, that are often finished in brown.
2.
brown-color liquors, as whiskey, bourbon, and brandy.
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brown goods
 
pl n
marketing Compare white goods consumer goods such as televisions, radios, or videos

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Main Entry:  brown goods1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  electronic goods other than kitchen and laundry appliances, esp. entertainment equipment
Etymology:  as opposed to white goods for kitchen appliances, washers, and dryers
Usage:  UK, plural noun
Main Entry:  brown goods2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any brown-colored liquor, such as bourbon, brandy, and whiskey
Usage:  cooking
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The sales ot brown goods for export purposes have been rather heavy.
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