Definition for MAN-U-FAC'TURE

MAN-U-FAC'TURE, n. [Fr. from L. manus, hand, and facio, to make.]

  1. The operation of making cloth, wares, utensils, paper, books, and whatever is used by man; the operation of reducing raw materials of any kind into a form suitable for use, by the hands, by art or machinery.
  2. Any thing made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art; as, cloths, iron utensils, shoes, cabinet work, saddlery, and the like.

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