forging

[ fawr-jing, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔr dʒɪŋ, ˈfoʊr- /

noun

an act or instance of forging.
something forged; a piece of forged work in metal.

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Origin of forging

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at forge1, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for forging

forging
/ (ˈfɔːdʒɪŋ) /

noun

the process of producing a metal component by hammering
the act of a forger
a metal component produced by this process
the collision of a horse's hind shoe and fore shoe
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