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 for Portable forge
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.
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              In the quick forge and working house of thought.
                                                    --Shak.
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     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.
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     3. The act of beating or working iron or steel; the
        manufacture of metallic bodies. [Obs.]
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              In the greater bodies the forge was easy. --Bacon.
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     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.
        --Raymond.
  
     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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Portable \Port"a*ble\, a. [L. portabilis, fr. portare to carry:
     cf. F. portable. See Port demeanor.]
     1. Capable of being borne or carried; easily transported;
        conveyed without difficulty; as, a portable bed, desk,
        engine. --South.
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     2. Possible to be endured; supportable. [Obs.]
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              How light and portable my pain seems now! --Shak.
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     Portable forge. See under Forge.
  
     Portable steam engine. See under Steam engine.
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