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Definition of "worldly goods" [worldly goods]

  • All the property that someone possess (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "worldly goods" in a sentence
  • "Save only for the special bequests made below, all my worldly goods and moneys and properties I bequeath to the Holy Catholic Church of Rome, under the hereby stated conditions of bequest:"
  • "He designates worldly goods mammonas tes adikias, adikos mammonas; because they are usually unjustly obtained, and employed in the service of the devil, who is, and will be, the ruler of this world (and thus called kosmokrator) until the consummation of the kingdom of God."
  • "For Maigret was once again bending over the queer collection of objects which consituted the worldly goods of the Doc."
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