noun, plural found·ries.
- founding fathers,
- foundling hospital,
- foundry proof,
- foundry sand,
- foundry type,
Origin of foundry
Examples from the Web for foundry
He had had it cast at the foundry at Chicopee; I believe it 's a beautiful piece of bronze.Roderick Hudson|Henry James
When the machinery is completed, the foundry will be capable of turning out ten guns of the largest size per week.Curiosities of Civilization|Andrew Wynter
Instead, he went out into the yard and sauntered out toward the further end of the extensive works where the foundry was located.
The tower is 139 ft. high, and contains a peal of ten bells, chiefly from the foundry of the Rudhalls.
They have done more; they have bought up the lease of the Foundry, and sent it out to me.A Day's Ride|Charles James Lever
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for foundry
c.1600, from French fonderei, from fondre "to cast" (see found (v.2)).