Definition of Piece goods

1. Noun. Merchandise in the form of fabrics sold by the yard.

Exact synonyms: Yard Goods
Generic synonyms: Merchandise, Product, Ware
Language type: Plural, Plural Form

Lexicographical Neighbors of Piece Goods

pie plant
pie safe
pie safes
pie server
pie shell
piebald eyelash
piebald skin
piece de resistance
piece goods (current term)
piece of cake
piece of cloth
piece of clothing
piece of eight
piece of furniture
piece of ground
piece of land
piece of leather
piece of material
piece of music
piece of one

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, ..."

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