Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
3. Interchange of Property

798. Merchandise.

   NOUN:MERCHANDISE, ware, commodity, effects, goods, article, stock, produce, staple commodity; stock in trade (store) [See Store]; cargo (contents) [See Contents].
   QUOTATION:I sometimes wonder what the vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.—Omar Khayyám—Fitzgerald