merchandise


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merchandise

noun articles, articles of commerce, assets, belongings, capital goods, cargo, chattel, consumer durables, consumer goods, contents, effects, freight, goods, goods for sale, items for sale, line, line of goods, manufactured goods, material assets, materials, movables, possessions, produce, property, res venales, salable commodities, shop goods, staples, stock, stock in trade, store, supplies, tangiile assets, vendibles, wares
See also: barter, cargo, commodities, deal, freight, handle, item, output, paraphernalia, product, sell, stock in trade, trade

MERCHANDISE. By this term is understood all those things which merchants sell either wholesale or retail, as dry goods, hardware, groceries, drugs, &c. It is usually applied to personal chattels only, and to those which are not required for food or immediate support, but such as remain after having been used or which are used only by a slow consumption. Vide Pardess. n. 8; Dig. 13, 3, 1; Id. 19, 4, 1; Id. 50, 16, 66. 8 Pet. 277; 2 Story, R. 16, 53, 54; 6 Wend. 335.

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