What is FACTORY?

In Englisli law. The term includes all buildings and premises wherein, orwithin the close or curtilage of which, steam, water, or any mechanical power is used tomove or work any machinery employed in preparing, manufacturing, or finishing cotton,wool, hair, silk, flax, hemp, jute, or tow. So defined by the statute 7 Vict. c. 15,

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