Manufactory definition

mănyə-făktə-rē
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A manufacturing process; a particular industry or part of an industry. [from 17th c.]
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A plant where something is manufactured; a factory. [from 17th c.]
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(obsolete) Relating to manufacture. [18th-19th c.]
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A factory or manufacturing plant.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
manufactory
Plural:
manufactories

Origin of manufactory

  • Probably manufact(ure) –ory

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin manÅ«factus +"Ž -ory.

    From Wiktionary