Definition of forgery:
- That which is forged, fabricated, falsely devised, or counterfeited.
- The act of forging metal into shape.
- The act of forging, fabricating, or producing falsely; esp., the crime of fraudulently making or altering a writing or signature purporting to be made by another; the false making or material alteration of or addition to a written instrument for the purpose of deceit and fraud; as, the forgery of a bond.
- deception (part of speech: noun)
- pretension (part of speech: noun)
- imitation (part of speech: noun)
- "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
- "The Secret Passage", Fergus Hume.
This justice and this politeness surprised me, until my friend showed me an act of forgery in his possession, committed by Real in 1788, when an advocate of the Parliament, and for which the humanity of my friend alone prevented him from being struck off the rolls, and otherwise punished.- "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.