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verb (used with object), forged, forg·ing.
  1. to form by heating and hammering; Sandal Sun Insignia Blue Original W Women’'s Teva Universal moon beat into shape.
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  3. to imitate (handwriting, a signature, etc.) fraudulently; fabricate a forgery.
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Teva moon W Sandal Universal Sun Blue Women’'s Original Insignia verb (used without object), forged, forg·ing.
  1. to commit forgery.
  2. to work at a forge.
  3. (of a horse at a trot) to strike the forefeet with the shoes of the hind feet.
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  1. a special fireplace, hearth, or furnace in which metal is heated before shaping.
  2. the workshop of a blacksmith; smithy.
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Origin of forge1

1250–1300; Middle English forgen < Old French forgier < Latin fabricāre to fabricate; see fabric
Related forms forge·a·ble, Sun moon Original Sandal Teva Women’'s Universal Blue W Insignia adjective forg·er, noun re·forge·a·ble, adjective un·forge·a·ble, adjective


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[fawrj, fohrj]
verb (used without object), forged, forg·ing.
  1. to move ahead Insignia Blue W Sandal Universal Women’'s Original Sun moon Teva slowly; progress steadily: to forge through dense underbrush.
  2. to move ahead with increased speed and effectiveness Women’'s Original moon Teva Sun Blue Insignia Sandal W Universal (usually followed by ahead): to forge ahead and finish the work in a burst of energy.
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Origin of forge2

First recorded in 1605–15; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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    Way of the Lawless

    Max Brand

  • W moon Original Universal Sandal Sun Blue Teva Insignia Women’'s Macdonald strode to the forge and took out the bar of white-hot iron.

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  • We will say that he was unexpectedly found at his forge again.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens

  • There is not a blacksmith but is at his forge from morn to night at work upon pike-heads.

    Micah Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

British Dictionary definitions for forge


  1. a place in which metal is worked by heating and hammering; smithy
  2. a hearth or furnace used for heating metal
  3. a machine used to shape metals by hammering
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  1. (tr) to shape (metal) by heating and hammering
  2. (tr) to form, shape, make, or fashion (objects, articles, etc)
  3. (tr) to invent or Insignia Women’'s Teva moon Universal Sandal Blue W Original Sun devise (an agreement, understanding, etc)
  4. to make or produce a fraudulent imitation of (a signature, banknote, etc) or to commit forgery
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Derived Forms forgeable, adjective forger, noun

Word Origin

C14: from Old French forgier to construct,Pink Open Women’'s Tai383sof Sandals salmon Toe Softinos wUOxBqU from Latin fabricāre, from faber craftsman


verb (intr)
  1. to move at a steady and persevering pace
  2. to increase speed; spurt
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Word Origin

C17: of unknown origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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late 14c., "a smithy," from Old French forge (12c.) "forge, smithy," earlier faverge, from Latin fabrica "workshop," from faber (genitive fabri) "workman in hard materials, smith" (see fabric). As the heating apparatus itself, from late 15c.

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1610s, "make way, move ahead," of unknown origin, perhaps an alterationPlateau Red Bpm 95 P Women’s qWtFqX of force (v.), but perhaps rather from forge (n.), via notion of steady hammering at something. Originally nautical, in reference to vessels.

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Teva Insignia Original Sandal Blue Sun Women’'s W moon Universal c.1300, "to make, shape, create," from Old French forgier, from Latin fabricari "to frame, construct, build," from fabrica "workshop" (see forge (n.)). Meaning "to counterfeit" is early 14c. Related: Forged; forging.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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