- a factory.
Origin of manufactory
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Afterwards he obtained a post in the laboratory of a manufactory of dyes.The Secret Agent
Of the Paper, it is only necessary to say that it comes from the manufactory of Mr. Whatman.Why Bewick Succeeded
If intended for passages, the width must be directed when they are sent to the manufactory, as they are cut before painting.
A manufactory was formerly so called because it named a place where things were made by hand.Orthography
Elmer W. Cavins
We visited a manufactory of cheroots, for which Manilla is celebrated.In the Eastern Seas
- an obsolete word for factory
C17: from obsolete manufact; see manufacture
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