piece goods

plural noun

goods, especially fabrics, sold at retail by linear measure.

Origin of piece goods

First recorded in 1655–65
Also called yard goods.
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piece goods

pl n

goods, esp fabrics, made in standard widths and lengthsAlso called: yard goods
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