enginery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

engine +‎ -ery

Noun[edit]

enginery (countable and uncountable, plural engineries)

  1. (archaic) Machinery made up of engines; instruments of war.
    Training his devilish enginery. — Milton.
  2. (archaic) The act or art of managing engines, or artillery.
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  3. (archaic) Any device or contrivance; machinery; structure or arrangement.
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