dry goods

noun
textile fabrics and related merchandise, as distinguished from groceries, hardware, etc.

Origin:
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.
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