enginery

[ en-juhn-ree ]

noun,plural en·gine·ries.
  1. engines collectively; machinery.

  2. engines of war collectively.

  1. skillful or artful contrivance.

Origin of enginery

1
First recorded in 1595–1605; engine + -ry

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British Dictionary definitions for enginery

enginery

/ (ˈɛndʒɪnrɪ) /


nounplural -ries
  1. a collection or assembly of engines; machinery

  2. engines employed in warfare

  1. rare skilful manoeuvring or contrivance

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