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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 122 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FACTORY ACTS, the name given generally to a long series of acts constituting one of the most important chapters in the history of English labour legislation (see LABOUR LEGISLATION); the term " factory " itself being short for manufactory, a building or collection of buildings in which men or women are employed in industry.
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FACTOR (from Lat. facere, to make or do)
FACULA (diminutive of fax, Lat. for " torch ")

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