Foundries
Foundry Found"ry, n.; pl. {Foundries}. [See {Foundery}.] 1. The act, process, or art of casting metals. [1913 Webster]

2. The buildings and works for casting metals. [1913 Webster]

{Foundry ladle}, a vessel for holding molten metal and conveying it from cupola to the molds. [1913 Webster]


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