English Edit

Etymology Edit

From greige (of clothing, textiles, etc.: neither bleached nor dyed, nor otherwise fully processed) +‎ goods.[1]

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Noun Edit

greige goods pl (plural only)

  1. (textiles) Clothing, textiles, etc., which have neither been bleached nor dyed, nor otherwise fully processed.
    Synonyms: gray goods, greige, grey goods
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?)(by extension) Partially prepared or assembled goods which are sent to factories to be completed.

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References Edit

  1. ^ greige goods, n.”, in OED Online  , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 2013.

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