manufactory

[man-yuh-fak-tuh-ree]
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Origin of manufactory

1610–20; obsolete manufact handmade (< Late Latin manūfact(us); see manus, fact) + -ory2
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manufactory

noun plural -ries
  1. an obsolete word for factory

Word Origin for manufactory

C17: from obsolete manufact; see manufacture
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