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dry goods

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
dry goodsˈdry goods noun [plural]  1 DFgoods such as tobacco, tea, and coffee that do not contain liquid2 American EnglishTIMSHOP/STORE things that are made from cloth such as clothes, sheets, and curtains a dry goods store
Examples from the Corpus
dry goodsBazaar, which keeps track of spending trends in haute couture and dry goods, notes that luxury is back.Charleston and Fairbank arose to provide food and dry goods to the miners and millworkers.Her father owns the big dry goods store.Use the glazed cupboards to display attractive china and to provide storage space for attractively packaged dry goods.
From Longman Business Dictionarydry goodsˈdry goodsCOMMERCE1goods such as tobacco, tea, coffee, and sugar that are not in liquid form2American English things such as clothes, sheets, and curtains that are made from cotton or other clotha dry goods store goods
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