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Article of Commerce

Definition of the noun article of commerce

What does article of commerce mean as a name of something?


  1. an article that is offered for sale
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: article = one of a class of artifacts; ware = articles of the same kind or material
    • more specific word: tinware = articles of commerce made of tin plate

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Google previewUnited States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act : report (to accompany S. 2677) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

A new or different article of commerce is a good that has been substantially transformed from a good or material that is not wholly the growth, product, or manufacture of one or both Parties and that has a new name, character, or use distinct ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation (1843)

by John Ramsay McCulloch

Crawfurd has given the following interesting and authentic details with respect to this article:—Benzoin, or frankincense, called in commercial language Benjamin, is a more general article of commerce than camphor, though its production ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of Commerce, Trade, and Manufactures (1810)

Exhibiting Their Present State in Every Part of the World; and Carefully Comp. from the Latest and Best Authorities by Thomas Mortimer

As the foregoing does not contain a specification of the Duties and Drawbacis on every Article of Commerce, we sujoin the following List of Commodities, with a correct statement of the iduties inwards and outwards, and the Drawbacks as they ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Trade and Commerce of the United States (1854)

More Particularly of the Southern and Western States: Giving a View of the Commerce, Agriculture, Manufactures, Internal Improvements, Slave and Free Labour, Slavery Institutions, Products, Etc., of the South ... by James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow

*At the same time, when the equilibrium of prices has been destroyed by an unlookedfor casualty—when exclusive dependence upon a particular country, for an essential article of commerce, is found to interfere with the legitimate course of ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandise, and Nomenclature in All Languages (1805)

For the Use of Counting-houses: Containing, the History, Places of Growth, Culture, Use, and Marks of Excellency, of Such Natural Productions, as Form Articles of Commerce; with Their Names in All European Languages by C. H. Kauffman

This is the common Pumice Stone known amongst us, and the only kind constituting an article of commerce from the Mediterranean to this country. There are several other varieties, particularly one of a dark dirty, and another of a pale red ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopaedia of Law (1900)

by David Shephard Garland, Lucius Polk McGehee, James Cockcroft, Charles Porterfield

Whenever property has \ lawfully begun to move upon its final journey as an article of commerce from ) one state to another, that moment it becomes the subject of interstate commerce and as such is subject only to national regulation.“ But this ...

Google previewA commercial dictionary: containing the present state of mercantile law, practice and custom (1804)

by Joshua Montefiore

The great article of commerce of these countries is that of slaves, male and female ; which, however, are less valued than those of Cirtassia. Hence are also exported silk, ox and Buffalo hides , peltry, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandize and Nomenclature in All European Languages (1815)

by C. H. Kauffman

Human hair, makes a considerable article of commerce, the goodness of which consists in its being neither too coarse, nor too slender. Flaxen hair is particularly valuable. The scarceness of white hair, has put the dealers in that commodity ...

Google previewA Commercial Dictionary (1803)

Containing the Present State of Mercantile Law, Practice, and Custom Intended for the Use of the Cabinet, the Counting-house, and the Library by Joshua Montefiore

Here are also fed great numbers of hogs and of cattle, the hides of which form an article of commerce. The other commodities are ginger, cassia, mastic, aloes, sarsaparilla, turtle-shell, tallow, dried sweet-meats. Its commerce is principally ...

Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

The dried roots furnish a considerable article of commerce from our West-India islands; they are of great use in the kitchen and in medicine, and when reserved green as a sweet-meat are pre erable to every other sort. A. zerumbet, cultivated at ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis; or an universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature ... (1812)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex.)

All trade with Asia was excluded by charters granted to particular companies; and restrictions were imposed upon almost every valuable article of commerce sent to the different ports of Europe; but that which was most “There ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B. 1 by William Nicholson

The feathers constitute an article of commerce, and are sent into England." Arias Anser, or tame goose. To describe the varied plumage and the economy of this well-known and valuable domestic fowl, may seem to many a needless task ; but ...

Google previewLaw-dictionary Explaining the Rise, Progress and Present State of the British Law Etc. 3. Ed. with Additions (1820)

by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

It now forms a considerable article of commerce under the direction of the East India Company. It is liable to high duties on importation, which by stat. 59 Geo. 3. c. 53. are placed wholly under the Excise, in Great Britain. And various statutes ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry on the Basis of Mr Nicholson's ... with an Introductory Dissertation (1821)

by Andrew Ure

These cakes, we are informed by the French missionaries, have no disagreeable smell, and form a common article of commerce of the empire. After night-soil, pigeons' dung comes next in order, as to fertilizing power. If the pure dung of cattle ...

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