Commodity

Com*mod"i*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Commodities (#).
[F. commodit, fr. L. commoditas. See Commode.] 1. Convenience; accommodation; profit; benefit; advantage; interest; commodiousness. [Obs.]
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Drawn by the commodity of a footpath.
B. Jonson.
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Men may seek their own commodity, yet if this were done with injury to others, it was not to be suffered.
Hooker.
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2. That which affords convenience, advantage, or profit, especially in commerce, including everything movable that is bought and sold (except animals), -- goods, wares, merchandise, produce of land and manufactures, etc.
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3. A parcel or quantity of goods. [Obs.]
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A commodity of brown paper and old ginger.
Shak.
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