What does the word foundry mean?

Usage examples for foundry

  1. By the side of the castle is a large iron- foundry, employing 170 men. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  2. Their foundry kept pace with the growth of the country and in the seventies of last century became the best and most extensive letter- foundry in the world. – Scotland's Mark on America by George Fraser Black
  3. Iron cast at the foundry, 227, 000 do. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes