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- adj. Not merchantable; not fit for market; being of a kind, quality, or quantity that is not salable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not merchantable; not fit for market; being of a kind, quality, or quantity that is unsalable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not merchantable; not of a quality fit for the market; unsalable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not fit for sale
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The few merchantable trees he spares, together with those now unmerchantable, will, in perhaps twenty years, make another excellent crop.
If the work is not thoroughly done the wool passes as "unmerchantable washed."
Page 477 better food than maize, although the cracked and inferior rice, that would be unmerchantable, is alone given them.
The dead and for the most part unmerchantable wood behind my house, and the driftwood from the pond, have supplied the remainder of my fuel.
May you buckle on your armor afresh, and, with brick-bats and unmerchantable eggs, go forth to defend your treasures in heaven.
Narratives of the sufferings of Lewis and Milton Clarke : sons of a soldier of the Revolution, during a captivity of more than twenty years among the slaveholders of Kentucky, one of the so called Christian states of North America, by dictated
Page view page image: or pay their debts: therefore it was enacted, that the tobacco of that year be viewed by sworn viewers, and the rotten and unmerchantable, and half the good, to be burned.
Now, the byproduct of logging - the unmerchantable tree tops and limbs that are normally left on the forest floor or burned as slash - could be classified as a renewable source of fuel to generate electricity.
This trio has made sale for a great many unmerchantable eggs in other places. "
This trio have made sale for a great many unmerchantable eggs in other places. "