What does the word merchandise mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Commodities traded in by merchants.

Usage examples for merchandise

  1. They are unable to wear any head- dress except a napkin, on account of the necessity of supporting their burden by a broad belt which crosses the forehead, and must be slipt over the head every time they take off their merchandise. – The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1 by William Finden
  2. Millions of dollars' worth of merchandise were delayed at the bars. – James B. Eads by Louis How