Definition Of forges


a blacksmith's workshop; a smithy.

Culm was the material most widely used in the forges by blacksmiths and large quantities of the sub-stance were imported from England and Wales for that purpose.

make or shape (a metal object) by heating it in a fire or furnace and beating or hammering it.

For a dark blade such as this, the metal is forged in a magical fire of burning ice.

move forward gradually or steadily.

he forged through the crowded side streets

produce a copy or imitation of (a document, signature, banknote, or work or art) for the purpose of deception.

The plaintiff could easily have forged her partner's signature to it.

Example Of forges

  • A small boy operating the bellows in the blacksmith's forge cost the rider an extra time delay in addition to the hours he had lost making the repair.

  • Animated figures of women washed clothes, babies bawled, roosters crowed, blacksmiths worked at their forges .

  • At the forge , the blacksmith was putting out his fires and calling his two dogs, who trembled as they felt, with that sixth sense that humans have not, the threat of the oncoming storm.

  • ‘It's all right,’ repeats Snowy, as he forges across the lagoon toward me to effect the umpteenth rescue of the day.

  • But to build it you need new forges , new metals and tools and the time to learn to use them properly.

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