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Definition of factory:

  1. 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.
  2. A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers.
  3. The body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a British factory.


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