Definition of manufacturer:
forger, make, producer, smith, builder, constructor, shaper, maker, corporation, artificer, manufacturing business, business, craftsman, builder, assembler, constructor, erector, company, assembler, operator, entrepreneur.
Certain circumstances were mentioned regarding the transactions between the Fosters and this manufacturer, which could be known only to those who were in the confidence of one or the other; and to the Fosters the man was, as has been said, a perfect stranger.- "Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete", Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.
Perfect in many points as the system has become, however, competition has so followed and pressed upon the manufacturer that the wage standard has lowered to little more than subsistence point, this fact including all forms of woman's work, without the factory as well as within.- "Prisoners of Poverty Abroad", Helen Campbell.
- "Britain for the British", Robert Blatchford.