- a factory where foodstuffs, as meat, fish, or fruit are canned.
Origin of cannery
Examples from the Web for cannery
Historical Examples of cannery
I followed them up a scale-strewn, fishy incline that led to the cannery.American Notes
Some one who knew something about fishing or running a cannery.
Doubtless her association with her father had brought her into close touch with the cannery.
But when he came abreast of the cannery fishing-boats, he made no effort to head in.
His pre-war clothes had served nicely to wear about the cannery.
- a place where foods are canned