Definition of Piece goods
1. Noun. Merchandise in the form of fabrics sold by the yard.
Generic synonyms: Merchandise, Product, Ware
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Lexicographical Neighbors of Piece Goods
Literary usage of Piece goods
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. New Zealand Official Yearbook by New Zealand Dept. of Statistics (1907)
"cotton piece-goods noe, 10 per cent, ad valorem, up to and including 31st day of December, 1907 ; thereafter free (under Schedule B, Class VI, item " Cotton ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Besides, mineral oil stains from the machinery of the »ea vine-shed are of common occurrence in piece goods. Cotton pieces are bleached either for whites, ..."
3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"competition of cotton piece-goods imported from Europe. The braziers are almost entirely supported by a system of advances made by ..."
4. An Account of the British Settlement of Aden in Arabia by Frederick Mercer Hunter (1877)
"Apparel, coffee (clean and husks), cotton piece goods, drugs and medicines, dyeing and colouring materials, glass-beads, liquors, copper coins, tin-slabs, ..."
5. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1890)
"CLOTHS, OR PIECE-GOODS. THE general system above stated, relative to the silk trade, must materially have affected the manufactures of Bengal, ..."