I noun appurtenances, articles of commerce, assets, belongings, chattels, commodities, consumer durables, durables, effects, items, materials, paraphernalia, personal estate, possessions, produce, products, property, resources, staples, stock, stock-in-trade, supplies, things for sale, vendibles associated concepts: bulk sale, chattels, foreign goods, goods and chattels, goods sold and delivered, personalty, sale of goods, special goods, tangible goods II index assets, cargo, commodities, effects, estate (property), freight, merchandise, movable, paraphernalia (personal belongings), possession (property), possessions, property (possessions), stock in trade

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Personal property, chattels; all property that is not land or buildings, including animals and crops and all other movable items.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

1. for the purposes of the Sales of Goods Act 1979, 'goods' include 'emblements, industrial growing crops and things attached or forming part of the land that are agreed to be severed before sale or under the contract of sale'. For the purposes of the law of Scotland, 'goods' are defined by the Act as all corporeal movables. Specifically excluded, however, is money – unless it is bought as a curiosity, as in the case of gold Jubilee pieces: Moss v. Hancock [1899] 2 QB 111.
2. in the law of the European Union the word has a special definition in relation to the operation of the customs union and in particular in the provisions relating to the free movement of goods. It covers industrial and agricultural products regardless of whether they come from member states or are imported from other states, and it is this inclusion of imports that makes a customs union different and more substantial than a free trade area. The important focus is upon products that can be valued in money that can be the subject of a commercial transaction: Commission v. Italy [1968] ECR 2247. See also product.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

Items held for sale in the regular course of business, as in a retail store.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

All personal chattels (which excludes land but includes items such as ships) other than:
- Things in action, for example, shares, debts, negotiable instruments.
- Money.
The term also includes crops which will be cut from the land before sale (section 61, Sale of Goods Act 1979).
+ goods
Defined in the UCC as all things that are movable when a security interest attaches. The term includes:
• Standing timber that is to be cut and removed under a conveyance or contract for sale.
• The unborn young of animals.
• Crops grown, growing, or to be grown, even if the crops are produced on trees, vines or bushes.
• Manufactured homes.
The term also includes a computer program embedded in goods and any supporting information provided in connection with a transaction relating to the program if:
• The program is associated with the goods in such a manner that it customarily is considered part of the goods; or
• By becoming the owner of the goods, a person acquires a right to use the program in connection with the goods.
The term does not include a computer program embedded in goods that consists solely of the medium in which the program is embedded.
The term also does not include:
• commercial tort claims.
• deposit accounts.
• general intangibles.
• letter-of-credit rights.
• Oil, gas, or other minerals before extraction.
(UCC §9-102(a)(44).)
A good is an asset type over which an entity can grant a security interest under Article 9 of the UCC.
See also

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

n. Items of personal property offered or sold in commerce.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

Items; chattels; things; any personal property.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Items; chattels; things; any personal property.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   items held for sale in the regular course of business, as in a retail store.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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