case goods

plural noun

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

Examples of case goods in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not limited to upholstery only, tufting is also being incorporated into the fronts of case goods such as dressers, buffets and chests. Vicki Payne, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 For case goods, such as dressers, bookcases and buffets, that means making sure the wood tone and stain are in the same family. Marissa Hermanson, Washington Post, 26 July 2022 The company is also experiencing gross margin benefits from the recent consolidation of case goods manufacturing. Moneyshow, Forbes, 18 Jan. 2022 White suggests stretching your dollars by shopping at local thrift stores or community yard sales for case goods like dressers, credenzas, and coffee tables. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 18 Aug. 2021 The series includes outdoor furniture, lighting, and case goods that exude classic midcentury good looks while feeling utterly contemporary. Anna Fixsen, ELLE Decor, 25 Mar. 2021 Those pieces include a reissue of McCobb’s 1951 Pavilion outdoor collection, his Exposior lighting series of the same year, and Connoisseur, a svelte case goods line from 1954. Anna Fixsen, ELLE Decor, 25 Mar. 2021 Jim Axelrod: Nobody knows the case better than you. CBS News, 19 Oct. 2019 Try interesting shapes when choosing case goods, lighting, and accessories. Sophia Vassiliou, Houston Chronicle, 24 Aug. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of case goods was in 1849

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“Case goods.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/case%20goods. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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