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1. A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers. "The Company's factory at Madras." Burke. 2. The body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a British factory. W. Guthrie.

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1. A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers. "The Company's factory at Madras." Burke. 2. The body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a British factory. W. Guthrie. 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. Factory leg , a variety of bandy leg, associated with partial dislocation of the tibia, produced in young children by working in factories.

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