Mer"chan*dise (?), n. [F. marchandise, OF. marcheandise.]

1.

The objects of commerce; whatever is usually bought or sold in trade, or market, or by merchants; wares; goods; commodities.

Spenser.

2.

The act or business of trading; trade; traffic.

 

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Mer"chan*dise, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Merchandised (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Merchandising (?).]

To trade; to carry on commerce.

Bacon.

 

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Mer"chan*dise, v. t.

To make merchandise of; to buy and sell.

"Love is merchandised."

Shak.

 

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