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" The process of nutking anything by the hand; the operation of reducing raw materials of any kind into a form suitable for use; anything made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art. "
A smaller English dictionary - Page 231
by John Ogilvie - 1872 - 472 pages
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The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ...

Samuel Maunder - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1843 - 832 pages
...and arms. comprehending in it messuages, lands, meadow, pasture, wood, rents, an advowMANUFACTURE, the operation of reducing raw materials of any kind into a form H son, &c. It may contain one or more vilsuitable for use, either by the hands or maG lages, or hamlets,...
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A Technological Dictionary: Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences ...

W. M. Buchanan - Science - 1846 - 755 pages
...achievement is drawn about a coat of arms. MANUFACTURE, from manus, the hand, and facio, to make. 1. The operation of reducing raw materials of any kind into a form suitable for use, either by the hands or machinery. 2. Any commodity made from the natural produce of a country, as cloths...
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Popular and Complete English Dictionary: Exhibiting the ..., Volume 2

John Boag - English language - 1848 - 1497 pages
...mn-n-fAk't -ral, a. Pertaining or relating tu manufacture. MANUFACTURE, тяп-Л-fak'tro, [Fr.] . The operation of reducing raw materials of any kind into a form suitable for use. Any thing made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art. — vt To make or fabricate...
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A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing ..., Volume 2

John Craig (F.G.S.) - 1849
...MANUFACTCBAL, man-n-fak'tu-ral, a. Relating to manufacture. MANUFACTURE, man-u-fak'ture, i. (French.) The operation of reducing raw materials of any kind...into a form suitable for use ; anything made from the raw material by art, machinery, or the hand ; — va to make by art and hibour, or the aid of machinery,...
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The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ...

Samuel Maunder - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853 - 844 pages
...art, the exercise by which soldiers are taught the use of their muskets and other arms. MANUFACTURE, the operation of reducing raw materials of any kind into a form suitable for use, either by the hands or machinery. Also any commodity made by the hand, or anything formed from the...
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Cornell's Grammar-school Geography: Forming a Part of a Systematic Series of ...

Sophia S. Cornell - Geography - 1863 - 108 pages
...this case, the inhabitants resort to hunting and fishing fo a subsistence. MANUFACTURES are articles made from raw materials by the hand by machinery, or by art; as, cloth from wool, or linen from flax. Animal, vegetable, and mineral productions in their natural...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the ..., Volume 5

United States. Circuit Court (2nd Circuit), Samuel Blatchford - Law reports, digests, etc - 1869 - 24 pages
...produced in the modes adopted by the plaintiff's. Among the definitions given by Webster, are : (1.) " The operation of reducing raw materials of any kind into a form suitable for use, by hand, by art, or by machinery;" (2.) "Anything made from raw materials by the hand, by art, or by...
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The Globe Dictionary of the English Language

English language - English language - 1873 - 752 pages
...facfre.] The operation of making wares of any kind by the hands, by art, or machinery ;— any thing made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art. Manufacture, (man-u-fakt'ur) t*. t. To make from raw materials by the hand, by art, or machinery ;...
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The Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary, Volume 4

John Ogilvie - 1883
...1. The operation of making wares of any kind, as cloth, paper, books, and whatever is used by man ; the operation of reducing raw materials of any kind into a form suitable for use, by more or less complicated operations. — 2. Anything made from raw materials. The peasants are clothed...
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The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 40

Law reports, digests, etc - 1895
...relator cannot be regarded as a manufacturing corporation. Mr. Webster defines "manufacture" to be "anything made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art, as cloths, iron utensils, shoes, machinery, saddlery," etc. The process of manufacture Is supposed...
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