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English Dictionary: forging by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. shaping metal by heating and hammering
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Forge \Forge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Forging}.] [F. forger, OF. forgier, fr. L. fabricare,
      fabricari, to form, frame, fashion, from fabrica. See
      {Forge}, n., and cf. {Fabricate}.]
      1. To form by heating and hammering; to beat into any
            particular shape, as a metal.
                     Mars's armor forged for proof eterne. --Shak.
      2. To form or shape out in any way; to produce; to frame; to
                     Those names that the schools forged, and put into
                     the mouth of scholars, could never get admittance
                     into common use.                                 --Locke.
                     Do forge a life-long trouble for ourselves.
      3. To coin. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
      4. To make falsely; to produce, as that which is untrue or
            not genuine; to fabricate; to counterfeit, as, a
            signature, or a signed document.
                     That paltry story is untrue, And forged to cheat
                     such gulls as you.                              --Hudibras.
                     Forged certificates of his . . . moral character.
      Syn: To fabricate; counterfeit; feign; falsify.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Forging \For"ging\, n.
      1. The act of shaping metal by hammering or pressing.
      2. The act of counterfeiting.
      3. (Mach.) A piece of forged work in metal; -- a general name
            for a piece of hammered iron or steel.
                     There are very few yards in the world at which such
                     forgings could be turned out.            --London
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