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Yard Goods

Definition of the noun yard goods

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  1. merchandise in the form of fabrics sold by the yard

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Google previewDictionary, Grades 6 - 12 (2012)

Classic Reference Library by American Education Publishing

yard goods n. Fabric that is sold by the yard. yard•man n. A person employed as a worker in a railroad yard or lumberyard. yard•mas•ter n. A person in charge ofa railroad yard. yam n.

Google previewWebster's New World Dictionary (2003)

by Michael Agnes

yard goods textiles made in standard widths, usually sold by the yard yard man (yard'man', -man) n., pi. -men' (-men', -man) ...

Google previewDictionary of Business and Economics (1986)

by Christine Ammer, Dean S. Ammer

The opposite of an ad valorem tariff is a specific tariff, such as $1 per bottle for champagne, or 10 cents per yard for woolen yard goods. Occasionally both a specific and an ad valorem tariff, a so-called compound tariff, are levied on a single ...

Google previewThe Drygoodsman's Handy Dictionary (1912)

A Book of Reference Containing Definitions and Explanations of More Than 3000 Terms Used by Retailers in Dry Goods and Department Stores Intended for Ready Reference and Constant Use at Counter and Desk by J. H. Bolton, Carl C. Irwin

Yard Goods. — A term used to distinguish goods in the bolt from those which are cut into certain lengths for special purposes. Yarn.— Any fiber spun into thread for weaving or knitting. Sizes or numbers are based on fineness as determined by ...

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Video shows what yard goods means. Merchandise, especially fabric, sold in units of linear measure.. Yard goods Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

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