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piece goods

pl.n.
Fabrics made and sold in standard lengths. Also called yard goods.
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piece goods

pl n
(Textiles) goods, esp fabrics, made in standard widths and lengths. Also called: yard goods
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piece′ goods`


n.pl.
goods, esp. fabrics, sold at retail by linear measure. Also called yard goods.
[1655–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piece goods - merchandise in the form of fabrics sold by the yard
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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