dry goods

dry goods

noun plural \ˈdrī-ˌgdz\

: items (such as tobacco, tea, and coffee) that do not contain liquid

: items made of cloth (such as fabrics, lace, and ribbon)

Full Definition of DRY GOODS

:  textiles, ready-to-wear clothing, and notions as distinguished especially from hardware and groceries

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