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plural noun
household goods, as bed sheets, tablecloths, and towels, formerly bleached and finished in white but now often patterned and colored.
bleached goods, especially cotton or linen fabrics.
large household appliances, as refrigerators, stoves, and washing machines.
alcoholic liquors that are manufactured without color, as vodka, gin, and tequila.
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Origin of white goods

First recorded in 1870–75
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white goods

pl n
marketing large household appliances, such as refrigerators, cookersCompare brown goods
household linen such as sheets, towels, tablecloths, etc
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