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manufactory

[ man-yuh-fak-tuh-ree ]
/ ˌmæn yəˈfæk tə ri /
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noun, plural man·u·fac·to·ries.Archaic.
a factory.
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Origin of manufactory

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

manufactory
/ (ˌmænjʊˈfæktərɪ, -trɪ) /

noun plural -ries
an obsolete word for factory

Word Origin for manufactory

C17: from obsolete manufact; see manufacture
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