from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A factory or manufacturing plant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to manufacturing.
- n. Manufacture.
- n. A building or place where anything is manufactured; a factory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to manufacturing; employed in manufacturing: as, a manufactory operation.
- n. The act of manufacturing; manufacture.
- n. A building in which goods are manufactured; more generally, any place where articles for use or consumption are regularly made: more comprehensive in scope than factory. See factory, 4.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
And besides, a man in the manufactory is a fox among hens, ein?
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, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
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 Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; the sword manufactory of
The moon was well up when the small boat in which our young detective was seated with Mr. Grey appeared in the bay approaching the so-called manufactory of Wellgood.
Remain various antique patios or court-like interiors, the sword manufactory, and the general view from the top of the town.
The pressure of the times has prevented the erection of permanent depot buildings and machine shops at Memphis, which was wisely deferred until the track should be completed; yet this company does all its own repairs in temporary shops, attached to which is a car manufactory, which is turning out all the cars required by the road -- some of them the finest to be found in the country.
The neighbourhood was then entirely open, and from his house to his manufactory was a pleasant walk amid fields, through the noble avenue of elms that led to Ladywood House and Vincent Street bridge, and from thence by the bank of the canal to the Crescent.
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
There is a paper manufactory, which is almost entirely carried on by them.
Still, however, Mrs. Germaine consoled herself with the belief that the most shocking circumstance of his having been partner in a manufactory was a profound secret.