merchantable merchantable


  • (adj) fit to be offered for sale



  1. Its quality, owing to frost damage, is not quite so good, and the merchantable quantity is estimated at 79.
  2. Of the $15 billion merchantable goods, about one-half will be sold where it stands, across the oceans.


  • The Merritt family helped put the 'iron' in Iron Range

    The discovery of iron ore on the Mesabi Range can hardly be credited to one person. In 1890, however, it was the family of Lewis Merritt that discovered merchantable ore and opened the Mesabi to industry. Within three years, they owned several mines and had built a railroad leading to immense ore docks in Duluth. On the cusp of controlling a mining empire in northern Minnesota, they lost ...
    on February 11, 2014     Source: MinnPost


  • "This is merchantable timber, and it makes undeniable sense for the environment and for Oregon's economy to break the gridlock and pursue an aggressive, new focus on sustainable forestry management," Wyden said.
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: Ron Wyden Source: Forbes

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