case goods

plural noun

Definition of case goods 

1 : furniture (such as bureaus or bookcases) that provides interior storage space also : dining-room and bedroom furniture sold as sets

2 : products often sold by the case

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No case better demonstrates this kind of hybrid crime than that of the Silk Road drugs marketplace, where transactions were carried out on the dark web and goods sent by mail. Simon R. Gardner, The Atlantic, "98 Years of Mail Fraud," 4 May 2018 Apartment Therapy reports that each will showcase upholstered and case goods, plus a multifunctional kitchen island and dog bed. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "Rachael Ray Is Launching A Home Collection," 10 May 2016 Even after working all day surrounded by textiles and case goods, the swirling lushness of my place comforts and calms me. Frances Schultz, House Beautiful, "Scot Meacham Wood on Decorating His Apartment with Dark Colors and Tartan," 8 Nov. 2013

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First Known Use of case goods

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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