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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A consignment of items for sale.
  • n. Informal A plan, promise, or offer, especially one that is dishonest or misleading: "The salesman himself . . . is often depicted as the ultimate sucker, who has fallen for his own cheesy bill of goods” ( Walter Goodman).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A collection of items purchased or offered for sale.
  • n. A set of misleading or deceptive claims; misinformation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. communication (written or spoken) that persuades someone to accept something untrue or undesirable
  • n. a consignment of merchandise

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