- a factory.
Origin of manufactory
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Afterwards he obtained a post in the laboratory of a manufactory of dyes.The Secret Agent
Of the Paper, it is only necessary to say that it comes from the manufactory of Mr. Whatman.Why Bewick Succeeded</p>
If intended for passages, the width must be directed when they are sent to the manufactory, as they are cut before painting.
A manufactory was formerly so called because it named a place where things were made by hand.Orthography
Elmer W. Cavins
We visited a manufactory of cheroots, for which Manilla is celebrated.In the Eastern Seas
- an obsolete word for factory
C17: from obsolete manufact; see manufacture
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