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facture

[fak-cher]
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noun
  1. the act, process, or manner of making anything; construction.
  2. the thing made.
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Origin of facture

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin factūra the making (of something). See fact, -ure
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Historical Examples

  • I thought not all the goldsmiths on earth had so much gold, silver, jewels, and craft of design and facture.

    The Cloister and the Hearth

    Charles Reade

  • I had thought not all the goldsmiths on earth had so much gold, silver, jewels, and craft of design and facture.

  • Facture, fak′tūr, n. the act or the result of making, workmanship.


British Dictionary definitions for facture

facture

noun rare
  1. construction
  2. workmanship; quality
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Word Origin

C15: from Old French, from Latin factūra
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