- commercial agents,
reside, to transact business for their employers. ``The
Company's factory at Madras.'' --Burke.
3. A building, or collection of buildings, appropriated to the manufacture of goods; the place where workmen are employed in fabricating goods, wares, or utensils; a manufactory; as, a cotton factory. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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