Meaning of FACTORY in English

FACTORY

noun the body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a british factory.

2. factory ·noun a house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers.

3. factory ·noun a building, or collection of buildings, appropriated to the manufacture of goods; the place where workmen are employed in fabricating goods, wares, or utensils; a manufactory; as, a cotton factory.

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