a quantity or consignment of salable items, as an order, shipment, etc.
Informal. a misrepresented, fraudulent, or defective article.
sell someone a bill of goods, to defraud or deceive someone:
He sold me a bill of goods about that used car.
William Crawford, 1854–1920, U.S. physician and epidemiologist: chief sanitary officer of the Panama Canal 1904–13; surgeon general of the U.S. Army 1914–18. Historical Examples The Supplies for the Confederate Army Caleb Huse Birdseye Views of Far Lands James T. Nichols The Panama Canal Frederic Jennings Haskin Experiments on Animals Stephen Paget A Rebel War Clerk’s […]
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Henrietta Howland Robinson (“Hetty”) 1835–1916, U.S. financier. Henry (Henry Vincent Yorke) 1905–73, English novelist. John Richard, 1837–83, English historian. Julian, 1900–1998, French writer, born in U.S. Paul Eliot, 1894–1981, U.S. playwright, novelist, and teacher. William, 1873–1952, U.S. labor leader: president of the A.F.L. 1924–52. a river flowing S from W Wyoming to join the Colorado […]
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William Russell, 1832–1904, U.S. financier and shipping magnate, born in Ireland: mayor of New York City 1880–88. a female given name. noun elegance and beauty of movement, form, expression, or proportion a pleasing or charming quality goodwill or favour the granting of a favour or the manifestation of goodwill, esp by a superior a sense […]
William, 1897–1977, U.S. painter. Historical Examples Gladiator Philip Wylie