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

Definition of manufactory 

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factory, mill, plant, shop, works, workshop

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Examples of manufactory in a Sentence

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

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Maybe a manufactory with a big, sweeping counter, like Boston chef Barbara Lynch's Sportello. Alison Cook, Houston Chronicle, "Eat This: Nancy Cakes at Nancy's Hustle," 3 Jan. 2018 His Oakland auto body shop, George V. Arth & Son, dates to 1877, when his great-grandfather, a blacksmith, bought a carriage manufactory. San Francisco Chronicle, "Robot cars may kill jobs, but will they create them too?," 9 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of manufactory

1641, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of manufactory was in 1641

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