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bill of goods

noun
1.
a quantity or consignment of salable items, as an order, shipment, etc.
2.
Informal. a misrepresented, fraudulent, or defective article.
Idioms
3.
sell someone a bill of goods, to defraud or deceive someone:
He sold me a bill of goods about that used car.
Origin of bill of goods
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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