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Definition of forge noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    forge

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//fɔːdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//fɔːrdʒ//
     
     
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  1. 1a place where objects are made by heating and shaping pieces of metal, especially one where a blacksmith works
  2. 2a large piece of equipment used for heating metals in; a building or part of a factory where this is found
  3. Word Originnoun Middle English (also in the general sense ‘make, construct’): from Old French forger, from Latin fabricare ‘fabricate’, from fabrica ‘manufactured object, workshop’. The noun is via Old French from Latin fabrica.
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