That city is one of the best stored of silk and other merchandises that is in the world.
We searched the ship, and took some of her merchandises, and so let her go.
Noblemen of this realm of old time, as also of late years, have dealt in merchandises.
Thither merchants go to seek spices and all manner of merchandises, more commonly than in any other part.
Here he surprised a ship laden with plate, and other merchandises, outward bound, to buy cocoa-nuts.
And under this denomination of contraband or merchandises prohibited, shall be comprehended only ——.
Thither go merchants all years for p. 140to seek spices and all manner of merchandises, more commonly than in any other part.
There were no blanks, and the prizes consisted of ready money, and “certain sorts of merchandises having been valued and prized.”
mid-13c., "trading, commerce;" mid-14c., "commodities of commerce, wares, articles for sale or trade," from Anglo-French marchaundise, Old French marcheandise "goods, merchandise; trade, business" (12c.), from marchaunt "merchant" (see merchant).