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factory farm

noun
1.
a farm in which animals are bred and fattened using modern industrial methods
Derived Forms
factory farming, noun
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  • When I undertook the experiment of a factory farm, I placed the limit of capital to be invested at about $60,000.

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter
  • Countless schemes at length resolved themselves into a factory farm, which should be a source of pleasure as well as of income.

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter
  • The principle of the factory farm will hold as well with the one as with the other.

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter
  • Be good to your neighbor, Thompson, if by so doing you can increase the effectiveness of the factory farm.

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter
  • I don't claim that a factory farm can be run like a grazing or a grain farm.

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter
  • Four Oaks is not a breeding farm, but a factory farm, and everything has to be subordinated to the factory idea.

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter
  • I began to talk about the hen plant, and have wandered to my favorite fad,—the factory farm.

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter
  • The population of our factory farm was increasing so rapidly that it became necessary to have more help.

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter

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