Definition of Enginery

1. Noun. Machinery consisting of engines collectively.

Generic synonyms: Machinery



Definition of Enginery

1. n. The act or art of managing engines, or artillery.

Definition of Enginery

1. Noun. (archaic) Machinery made up of engines; instruments of war. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) The act or art of managing engines, or artillery. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) Any device or contrivance; machinery; structure or arrangement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enginery

1. machinery [n -RIES] - See also: machinery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enginery

engineeresses
engineering
engineering school
engineering science
engineerings
engineerization
engineerizations
engineers
engineless
enginelike
engineman
enginemen
enginer
engineries
enginers
enginery (current term)
engines
engining
enginous
engird
engirded
engirding
engirdle
engirdled
engirdles
engirdling
engirds
engirt
engiscope
engiscopes

Literary usage of Enginery

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1. The World's Congress of Representative Women: A Historical Résumé for by May Wright Sewall (1894)
"The very horrid enginery of war to-day makes men reflect and not go into war readily. DISCUSSION OF THE SAME SUBJECT BY LIZZIE KIRKPATRICK OF CANADA. ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1860)
"To make an animal germ is, then, to make a particle of albuminoid substance that will grow and spontaneously develop a powerful piece of enginery, ..."

3. The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord by Francis Bacon (1824)
"... the aid and intervening of the mathematics: of which sort are perspective, music, astronomy, cosmography, architecture, enginery, and divers others. ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1867)
"To make an animal germ is, then, to make a particle of albuminoid substance that will grow and spontaneously develop a powerful piece of enginery, ..."

5. The Theological and Literary Journal (1854)
"It is as absurd to complain of our criticisms, because we have not gone directly to work to demolish the enginery with which they forge their doctrines, ..."

6. The Philosophy of Artificial and Compulsory Drinking Usage in Great Britain by John Dunlop (1839)
"Besides a vitiated Appetite, a metaphysical enginery at Work— Case of Negroes and Hindoos contrasted—Usages of other Lands—Ladies and Gentlemen—Conventional ..."

7. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1905)
"Nearly all these movements would have to be made where even a moderate sized man could not stand erect, and in close contact to a tangle of enginery that ..."

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