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[ UK /mˌænjuːfˈæktəɹˌi/ ]
  1. a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
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  • It consisted of Doric columns, around an open area, forming an ample portico for this purpose, whilst under it were arranged _cellae_, or apartments, amongst which were a soap manufactory, oil mill, corn mill, and prison. A History of Pantomime
  • On my departure from the Tuilleries my friend conducted me to a famous glass manufactory, where I saw several mirrors of very large dimensions, and also a _staircase of glass_, which had a splendid effect, and was the first thing of the kind I had ever seen. A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium
  • In this manner innumerable low ruffians have obtained the estates and houses of their lords; but, faithful to their old habits and early origin, they abuse only what they possess; live in the stables, and convert the castle into a barn, a granary, a brew-house, a manufactory, or sometimes dilapidate it brick by brick, as their convenience may require. Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808
  • The plaiter of mats, notwithstanding he be a weaver, they would not employ in a silk manufactory. The Persian Literature, Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan, Volume 2
  • Next morning, his lordship and friends, accompanied by the high and low bailiffs, walked to view the manufactory of Mr. Clay, japanner in ordinary to his Majesty and his R.yal Highness the Prince of Wales; the sword manufactory of Messrs. Woolley and Deakin; the button manufactory of Messrs.W. and R. Smith; the buckle and ring manufactory of Messrs. Simcox and Timmins; and the patent-sash manufactory of Messrs. Timmins and Jordan. The Life of the Right Honourable Horatio Lord Viscount Nelson
  • After one day's drying thus, it is taken into what may be called the manufactory, a long shed, open in front and on one side, and closed at the other and in the rear. The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, o
  • The following description of his manufactory, which is not open to strangers without special cause shown, will be found interesting in a social as well as Rides on Railways
  • The great meat manufactory has passed from the range, and is now in the hands of the farmer, who stall-feeds his cattle on the cultivated roots and grains of the ranches.
  • It was not in the contemplation of the parties [to the 1982 conveyance] that the bakery would cease to be used as a manufactory.
  • Florinda's scalp was mended with a hot knitting-needle and a perpetual bonnet, and Dot rescued her paint-brushes from the glue-pot, and smelt her india-rubber as it boiled down in Sam's waterproof manufactory, with long-suffering forbearance. The Brownies and Other Tales
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