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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Mars's  armor  forged  for  proof  eterne.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  form  or  shape  out  in  any  way  to  produce;  to  frame;  to 
  invent. 
 
  Those  names  that  the  schools  forged,  and  put  into 
  the  mouth  of  scholars,  could  never  get  admittance 
  into  common  use  --Locke. 
 
  Do  forge  a  life-long  trouble  for  ourselves 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  3.  To  coin.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  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. 
 
  That  paltry  story  is  untrue,  And  forged  to  cheat 
  such  gulls  as  you  --Hudibras. 
 
  Forged  certificates  of  his  .  .  .  moral  character. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  Syn:  To  fabricate;  counterfeit;  feign;  falsify. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forged 
  adj  :  reproduced  fraudulently;  "like  a  bad  penny...";  "a  forged 
  twenty  dollar  bill"  [syn:  {bad}] 




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