manufactory

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noun man·u·fac·to·ry \ ˌman-yə-ˈfak-t(ə-)rē , ˌma-nə- \

Definition of manufactory

:factory 2a

Examples of manufactory in a Sentence

  1. recent years have seen a tremendous growth in manufactories all along the river

First Known Use of manufactory

1641

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