n. durable goods for home or office use; device or instrument for household use
It has served North Americans with small appliance needs for many years.
Sentence in Classic:
Micawber provokingly left off; and began to peel the lemons that had been under my directions set before him, together with all the other appliances he used in making punch.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
With the aid of these appliances we all had something warm to drink, including the Aged, who was soon awake again.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
When I had started with the Time Machine, I had started with the absurd assumption that the men of the Future would certainly be infinitely ahead of ourselves in all their appliances.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context