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Usage examples for merchantable

  1. Thus even in old long- leaf pines, the sapwood forms 40 per cent of the merchantable log, while in the loblolly and in all young trees the sapwood forms the bulk of the wood. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  2. With a total annual cut of 40, 000, 000, 000 feet, board- measure, of merchantable lumber, another 70, 000, 000, 000 feet are wasted in the field and at the mill. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  3. Buying on a candled or graded basis, usually not only means rots cut, but that a variation of the price is made for two or more grades of merchantable eggs. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  4. The paper of the United States Bank was alone merchantable at its value, and upon Louisville, as the great commercial mart of the western country, must these circumstances weigh most heavily. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  5. E'en thy defects would make Another fair, and were they merchantable Women would buy thy faults to adorn themselves! – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  6. He lets us see how merchantable " wives" are chosen, permits M. Kangourou to exhibit his wares and expatiate on their merits. – A Second Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  7. Rent proved to be a diverse term covering tobacco, capons, merchantable Indian corn and such. – The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624 by Charles E. Hatch
  8. Your remedy lies in a civil suit- provided an authentic cruise established your estimate of such a small quantity of merchantable timber. – The Hidden Places by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  9. Deducting losses and underground and surface waste, the total merchantable round or good- sized coal will be 1, 251, 232, 507 Newcastle chaldrons. – Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects by John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness
  10. He told me that a fair average crop was about 1500 pounds of Havana, or 2500 pounds of Florida, per acre, of merchantable leaf. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  11. The lessening the demand for lumber by a preservative treatment of all merchantable timber. – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  12. Our friend here is a pretty good judge of verse, and knows a merchantable article about as quick as any man in his line of business. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
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