Definition of forge:
- A place or establishment where iron or other metals are wrought by heating and hammering; especially, a furnace, or a shop with its furnace, etc., where iron is heated and wrought; a smithy.
- The act of beating or working iron or steel; the manufacture of metalic bodies.
- The works where wrought iron is produced directly from the ore, or where iron is rendered malleable by puddling and shingling; a shingling mill.
- To coin.
- To commit forgery.
- To form by heating and hammering; to beat into any particular shape, as a metal.
- To form or shape out in any way; to produce; to frame; to invent.
- To impel forward slowly; as, to forge a ship forward.
- To make falsely; to produce, as that which is untrue or not genuine; to fabricate; to counterfeit, as, a signature, or a signed document.
- To move heavily and slowly, as a ship after the sails are furled; to work one's way, as one ship in outsailing another; - used especially in the phrase to forge ahead.
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- deceive (part of speech: verb)
- pretend (part of speech: verb)
One more terrible ordeal awaited him- the winter of 1777- 1778 spent at Valley Forge, where the army, without the merest necessities of life, melted away from desertion and disease, until, at one time, it consisted of less than two thousand effective men.- "American Men of Action", Burton E. Stevenson.
- "The Counterpane Fairy", Katharine Pyle.
- "The Vision of Desire", Margaret Pedler.