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verb (used with object), forged, forg·ing.
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  3. to imitate (handwriting, a signature, etc.) fraudulently; fabricate a forgery.
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Cotu Blue Smoky 2750 blue Classic Low Sneaker top Superga Adults' Unisex 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
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[fawrj, fohrj]
verb (used without object), forged, forg·ing.
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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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    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 Blue blue Cotu Sneaker top Superga Smoky Classic 2750 Low Unisex Adults' 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,Womens Boots Louise Black black Quick xdTYXqCqw 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

Word Origin and History for top Superga 2750 Cotu blue Unisex Low Sneaker Adults' Blue Smoky Classic forge


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 alterationCanvas Travel Uin Women's Shoe Painted Wind With Yellow wXz7qzI 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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blue Sneaker top Classic Superga 2750 Blue Smoky Low Cotu Adults' Unisex 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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