enginery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

engine +‎ -ry

Noun[edit]

enginery (countable and uncountable, plural engineries)

  1. (archaic) Machinery made up of engines; instruments of war.
    • (Can we date this quote by John Milton and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Training his devilish enginery.
  2. (archaic) The act or art of managing engines, or artillery.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)
  3. (archaic) Any device or contrivance; machinery; structure or arrangement.
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