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  • noun Plural form of manufactory.

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Examples

  • Northern superintendents in Southern manufactories seemed unanimous in their satisfaction with the labor.

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  • Coal is used in the manufactories, which is dug from the adjacent mountains, and brought to the works on wooden railways.

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  • The war had originally been the harriers and outlaws against a loose confederation of artisans and "manufactories" who lived in the city.

    The Waste Lands

  • The city-dwellers were artisans and what the twins called "manufactories," and trade both on the river and over it had been brisk.

    The Waste Lands

  • Employment at Pittsburgh's "manufactories" had plummeted almost two-thirds, from 1,960 in

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  • These "manufactories" are analogous to more recent metaphors such as "Adam and Eve" lineages - all are sources of ongoing cladogenesis

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  • The street railways of a swarming metropolis stand idle, or the rumble of machinery in vast manufactories dies away to silence.

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  • He also owned a ferry across the Potomac, a fishery, a gristmill that served his neighbors as well as his plantation, and a variety of “manufactories” that produced commodities for his plantation such as linen and woolen cloth that he would otherwise have had to purchase.21

    Ratification

  • He also owned a ferry across the Potomac, a fishery, a gristmill that served his neighbors as well as his plantation, and a variety of “manufactories” that produced commodities for his plantation such as linen and woolen cloth that he would otherwise have had to purchase.21

    Ratification

  • The difficulties that I had to encounter on first opening the manufactories and workshops were enormous.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

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