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NOUN (1)

1. shaping metal by heating and hammering;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] Mars's armor forged for proof eterne. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To form or shape out in any way; to produce; to frame; to invent. [1913 Webster] Those names that the schools forged, and put into the mouth of scholars, could never get admittance into common use. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Do forge a life-long trouble for ourselves. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 3. To coin. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] That paltry story is untrue, And forged to cheat such gulls as you. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] Forged certificates of his . . . moral character. --Macaulay. Syn: To fabricate; counterfeit; feign; falsify. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Forging \For"ging\, n. 1. The act of shaping metal by hammering or pressing. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of counterfeiting. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) A piece of forged work in metal; -- a general name for a piece of hammered iron or steel. [1913 Webster] There are very few yards in the world at which such forgings could be turned out. --London Times. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

forging n 1: shaping metal by heating and hammering