All edibles had been removed by the Boers; there only remained what we believe the trade terms hard and soft goods.
For soft goods a whale measure is used, for any hard material a metal foot.
The special goods made for overcoats are nearly all soft goods.
We're dalers in soft goods, and obliged to tell lies in the way of bisnis.
One year he is a wine-merchant; the next he deals in soft goods; and the year after he becomes an auctioneer.
Muslin and soft goods everywhere and nine chances to one there ain't a gun in the house.