Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An establishment where nails are made.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A factory where nails are made.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic A manufactory of nails.

Etymologies

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nail +‎ -ery

Examples

  • If the nailery made little profit in the long run, it was not for want of trying.

    Jefferson's Concubine

  • It was not race alone that consigned these boys to the nailery.

    Jefferson's Concubine

  • This accident produced great confufion; for he had mounted the throne upon the abdication of his bro - th 'r R. ichis, who, of his own accordj retired to the mo - nailery of Mount Callin, and lived there with duke Car - loman.

    The modern part of an universal history from the earliest accounts to the present time;

  • Jefferson, unable to suffer his disagreements with Alexander Hamilton, left George Washington’s cabinet and climbed his mountain to Monticello where he busied himself with his corn, his peas, his nailery, and his unremitting opposition to Hamilton’s plans for the young America.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • Jefferson, unable to suffer his disagreements with Alexander Hamilton, left George Washington’s cabinet and climbed his mountain to Monticello where he busied himself with his corn, his peas, his nailery, and his unremitting opposition to Hamilton’s plans for the young America.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • Jefferson, unable to suffer his disagreements with Alexander Hamilton, left George Washington’s cabinet and climbed his mountain to Monticello where he busied himself with his corn, his peas, his nailery, and his unremitting opposition to Hamilton’s plans for the young America.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • Kirkcaldy, too, had its shippers trading with the Baltic, its customs officers, with many a good smuggling story, and it had a nailery or two, which Smith is said to have been fond of visiting as a boy, and to have acquired in them his first rough idea of the value of division of labour. [

    Life of Adam Smith

  • This glen is called the Vale of Night - fliade, OTt more literally from its ancient title jBe - katigfeill, the '' glen of deadly nightihade/'that plant being abundantly found in the neighbour - hood* Its romantic gloom and fequeftered privacy particularly adapted it to the aufterities of monaf* tic life; and in the moil retired part of it King Stephen, while Earl of Mortaign and Bulloign, founded, in the year 1127, the magnificent mo-% nailery of Furnefs, and endowed it with princely wealth and almoft princely authority, in which ic was fecond only to i or converfation-rooni, and tke calefadory.

    A journey made in the summer of 1794, through Holland and the western frontier of Germany, with a return down the Rhine: to which are added, observation during a tour to the lakes of Lancashire, Westmoreland, and Cumberland

  • ■ feveral caftles belonging to the monaftery of Caffino, in order to prevail with the abbot to acknowlege him as go - vernor, upon which Innocent fent two cardinals, with a considerable body of forces, to the defence of the mo - hoppofed nailery.

    The modern part of an universal history from the earliest accounts to the present time;

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    October 13, 2011