article of commerce

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Noun1.article of commerce - an article that is offered for salearticle of commerce - an article that is offered for sale
article - one of a class of artifacts; "an article of clothing"
tinware - articles of commerce made of tin plate
ware - articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
References in classic literature ?
Now this ambergris is a very curious substance, and so important as an article of commerce, that in a certain Nantucket-born Captain Coffin was examined at the bar of the English House of Commons on that subject.
These labourers, who must sell themselves piece-meal, are a commodity, like every other article of commerce, and are consequently exposed to all the vicissitudes of competition, to all the fluctuations of the market.
A disheartening series of rebuffs slowly forced the truth in upon Sanders's mind that the business world refused to accept the telephone as an article of commerce.
The article of commerce called chamois-skin is another fraud; nobody could skin a chamois, it is too small.