Wares  noun  \ˈwer\

a :  manufactured articles, products of art or craft, or farm produce :  goods —often used in combination <tinware

b :  an article of merchandise

In the street below a peddler was crying his wares.

The Story of An Hour paragraph 5

Thinking a peddler is a man peddling a boat him screaming his ‘wares’ to me meant that he was screaming at people to beware. Turns out a peddler is a merchant and he was letting people know what merchandise he has.

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