Definition of Necessaries:
The magistrate was charmed by this view of the case, and remained talking with Mr. Buxton until footsteps again were heard, and the two ladies appeared, with Hubert with them, and a couple of men carrying each a tray and the other necessaries he had asked for.- "By What Authority?", Robert Hugh Benson.
" We know from Petrus," the speaker went on, " that your son, father, has been sent across the sea, and as you still need waiting on, Agapitus sends you by me his blessing and this strengthening wine; this youth too will stay by you, and provide you with all necessaries until Hermas comes home."- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
The effects produced on profits, would have been the same, or nearly the same, if there had been any rise in the price of those other necessaries, besides food, on which the wages of labour are expended.- "On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation", David Ricardo.