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household effects

plural noun
1.
privately owned goods consisting chiefly of furniture, appliances, etc., for keeping house.
Also called household goods.
Compare personal effects.
Origin of household effects
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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  • It was a household-goods shop, and here we looked at dishes first.

    The Idyl of Twin Fires Walter Prichard Eaton

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