[en-juh n-ree]

noun, plural en·gine·ries.

engines collectively; machinery.
engines of war collectively.
skillful or artful contrivance.

Origin of enginery

First recorded in 1595–1605; engine + -ry
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noun plural -ries

a collection or assembly of engines; machinery
engines employed in warfare
rare skilful manoeuvring or contrivance
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