hard goods

plural noun

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After closing hundreds of locations in recent years, Sears plans to open three smaller stores in May in an attempt to reclaim shoppers by selling tools, appliances and other hard goods. Suzanne Kapner, WSJ, "Sears, After Years of Closures, to Open Three Small-Format Stores," 4 Apr. 2019 That’s why trade today is much more than a straightforward exchange of hard goods. Michael L. Corbat, WSJ, "America Has a Surplus in Services," 13 Nov. 2018 That’s fleece, that’s T-shirts, that’s creepers and onesies—everything except hard goods and headwear. Jonathan Evans, Esquire, "The Monumental Task of Getting Eagles Fans (and Players) Their Super Bowl Champion Merch," 5 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of hard goods

1934, in the meaning defined above

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see good sense 2

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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