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manufactory

[man-yuh-fak-tuh-ree] /ˌmæn yəˈfæk tə ri/
noun, plural manufactories. Archaic.
1.
a factory.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; obsolete manufact handmade (< Late Latin manūfact(us); see manus, fact) + -ory2
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  • We ought to view the building a fleet as an article of commerce, it being the natural manufactory of this country.
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manufactory

/ˌmænjʊˈfæktərɪ; -trɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
an obsolete word for factory
Word Origin
C17: from obsolete manufact; see manufacture
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