v. make products by hand or machinery; make from raw materials
Surely she cannot truly like him; if she did, she need not coin her smiles so lavishly and manufacture airs so elaborate.
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Since my last return I find the breed is considerably increased, especially the sheep, which I hope will prove much to the advantage of the woollen manufacture, by the fineness of the fleeces.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Geborand, who had amassed two millions in the manufacture of coarse cloth, serges, and woollen galloons.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Madeleine, had, thanks to the new methods, resuscitated some years ago an ancient local industry, the manufacture of jet and of black glass trinkets.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
He had even invented some, to which he had given fantastic names, and for whose manufacture he required diverse ingredients that it devolved upon Edna to procure for him.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
And so he would now study perfumes and the secrets of their manufacture, distilling heavily scented oils and burning odorous gums from the East.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
A tomahawk and scalping knife, of English manufacture, were in his girdle; while a short military rifle, of that sort with which the policy of the whites armed their savage allies, lay carelessly across his bare and sinewy knee.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context