What does the word manufactory mean?

Usage examples for manufactory

  1. The great basketful they brought in daily after their return from school proved that if the egg manufactory ran noisily, it did not run in vain. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  2. We now went through the great manufactory in Motala. – Pictures of Sweden by Hans Christian Andersen
  3. Here was no crowd of roofs, no pressure of hot humanity, no terrible evidences of civilisation and manufactory and strenuous, fruitless effort. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson