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dry goods

noun
1.
textile fabrics and related merchandise, as distinguished from groceries, hardware, etc.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705
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  • In good years, they would set aside enough food for their families and sled dogs and barter the rest for dry goods.
  • It stocks a range of dry goods, but little variety: a single brand of rice, one of flour and three of shampoo.
  • They start up small mom-and-pop, hole-in-the wall restaurants and dry goods businesses worldwide.
  • The shop displays dry goods neatly packed in clear pre-packaged polythene packs.
  • He steals material and dry goods for her off the ships he loads and unloads.
  • The dry goods section in the former offers the best prices on souvenirs in the city.
  • The newest device aiming for efficiency in the retail distribution of dry goods is a merchandise vending machine.
  • Later residents opened formal stores and sold clothing and dry goods.

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