How to use Dry-goods in a sentence
In 1881 he organized and became president of Bliss, Fabyan & Company, one of the largest wholesale dry-goods houses in the country.
He then became a partner in a New York dry-goods house.
The exports, which comprise coffee, bananas, cocoa, cabinet-woods and dye-woods, with hides and skins, mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell and gold, were officially valued at £1,398,000 in 1904; and in the same year the imports, including foodstuffs, dry goods and hardware, were valued at £1,229,000.
The gallon is the standard measure of capacity in the imperial system for liquids and for dry goods.
A secondary standard measure for dry goods is the bushel of 1824, containing 8 imperial gallons, represented by a hollow bronze cylinder having a plane base, its internal diameter bring double its depth.Advertisement
In 1833 he removed to Detroit, Michigan, where he became a prosperous dry-goods merchant.
A little more exploring revealed that the cabinets were stocked with sufficient supplies of dry goods and the potato and onion bins were full.
Like many of Ouray's Victorian buildings, it had previously housed a variety of mercantile businessesâ€”a dry goods establishment, a drug storeâ€” during the times the town was a thriving, self-sustained community.
Signs were hung out on all sides to allure him; some to catch him by the appetite, as the tavern and victualling cellar; some by the fancy, as the dry goods store and the jeweller's; and others by the hair or the feet or the skirts, as the barber, the shoemaker, or the tailor.
Generally, the canned goods, pre-made frozen foods, dry goods like beans and rice, and just about anything else that comes in a jar or bottle like jams or sauces is delivered by a company like MBM Food Distributor.Advertisement
The late 1800's saw the burgeoning of direct mail catalogs starting with the 1872 Montgomery Ward and later the Sears dry goods catalogs.
They are also available in many different shapes and sizes, with options that will work for storing preserved food, holding leftovers, storing dry goods and more.
Whether you are looking for a way to store dry goods in your pantry, on your countertop or on shelves in your kitchen, glass canisters are an excellent choice.