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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Forge \Forge\ (f[=o]rj), n. [F. forge, fr. L. fabrica the
workshop of an artisan who works in hard materials, fr. faber
artisan, smith, as adj., skillful, ingenious; cf. Gr. ? soft,
tender. Cf. Fabric.]
1. 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.
In the quick forge and working house of thought.
2. The works where wrought iron is produced directly from the
ore, or where iron is rendered malleable by puddling and
shingling; a shingling mill.
3. The act of beating or working iron or steel; the
manufacture of metallic bodies. [Obs.]
In the greater bodies the forge was easy. --Bacon.
American forge, a forge for the direct production of
wrought iron, differing from the old Catalan forge mainly
in using finely crushed ore and working continuously.
Catalan forge. (Metal.) See under Catalan.
Forge cinder, the dross or slag form a forge or bloomary.
Forge rolls, Forge train, the train of rolls by which a
bloom is converted into puddle bars.
Forge wagon (Mil.), a wagon fitted up for transporting a
blackmith's forge and tools.
Portable forge, a light and compact blacksmith's forge,
with bellows, etc., that may be moved from place to place.
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