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- n. Plural form of ware.
- n. Goods or services that are for sale.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. See 4th ware.
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Looking at writers much bigger and greater than me passionately hawk their wares is a reminder that we all are pretty much in the same boat.
Etsy, the site for thousands of artisans and their wares, is currently featuring a set of handcut coasters with wood-burned designs from all four Twilight books.
Hanging on the coat tales of sensationalistic news media selling their wares is bad enough, much less having this knee jerk reaction to "continually" propagate same.
That distributors are disrespecting the purchasers of their wares is something that the marketplace will likely resolve, and is not a matter that the law should be concerned with, in my opinion.
The pay for the crew for this six months and other incidental expenditures amounting altogether to one hundred fifty pounds, substracted from the above freight of the goods, there remains four hundred and fifty pounds with which the ship may be refitted in England and of this there will still be left one hundred and fifty pounds; which money can be laid out in English wares for your own account.
Christoph von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern. Edited with an Historical Introduction and an English Translation by Vincent H. Todd, Ph.D. University of Illinois in Cooperation with Julius Goebel, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages University of Illinois
Sharing space with regional galleries from cities including Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Bogota were international stalwarts such as Sprüth Magers, White Cube and Haunch of Venison, plus dealers from Europe and the US, who had all dug out their Latin American wares in the hope of capitalising on a new breed of well-connected, well-heeled and locally loyal collectors.
‘Einseitig’ (itself a modern word, if I mistake not, or at any rate modern in its secondary application) has not, indeed, been adopted, but is evidently the pattern on which we have formed ‘onesided’ -- a word to which a few years ago something of affectation was attached; so that any one who employed it at once gave evidence that he was more or less a dealer in German wares; it has however its manifest conveniences, and will hold its ground.
My peddling takes the form of an author's book tour, and my wares are my book The Power of Premonitions: How Knowing the Future Can Shape Our Lives (Dutton, 2009).
Among the wares are a Neil Lane necklace, a Chambord watch, and a Project Alabama jacket, all displayed in a glass case.
Cheerful and smiling, Nilovna kept on calling her wares:
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