verb (used with object), swaged, swag·ing.
Words nearby swage
Origin of swage
OTHER WORDS FROM swageswag·er, noun
Examples from the Web for swage
Place the swage on the metal and have the helper strike the swage.The Library of Work and Play: Working in Metals|Charles Conrad Sleffel
The shank and tang are now heated, and a proper form given to them by means of a die and swage.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The bolster is formed with the aid of a die and swage called “prints,” and the tang is drawn out.
The fuller is essentially a spreading tool, while the swage may be termed essentially a shaping one.
The object of having two hammers is that one may be used for the upsetting of the blank and the other for the swage.