hard goods

plural noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Like any die-hard good old boy, Kirk ignored his doctor’s advice and took to the hills in Gem County, Idaho in 1967. Pj Delhomme, Outdoor Life, "The Top 40 Typical and Nontypical Mule Deer of All Time," 1 Jan. 2020 That deal, which has yet to close, is consistent with plans to change many of its stores to smaller footprint locations emphasizing appliances, lawn and garden, tools and other hard goods. Chris Isidore, CNN, "Sears' future is still in doubt a year after bankruptcy filing," 15 Oct. 2019 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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“Hard goods.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard%20goods. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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see good sense 2

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