[ sweyj ]
/ sweɪdʒ /
a tool for bending cold metal to a required shape.
a tool, die, or stamp for giving a particular shape to metal on an anvil, in a stamping press, etc.
verb (used with object), swaged, swag·ing.
to bend or shape by means of a swage.
to reduce or taper (an object), as by forging or squeezing.
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Origin of swage
1325–75; Middle English souage < Middle French
OTHER WORDS FROM swageswag·er, noun
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Tom is about 16 years old about five feet high light chestnut coller, smart active boy, and swagers in his walk.The Underground Railroad|William Still
British Dictionary definitions for swagers
/ (sweɪdʒ) /
a shaped tool or die used in forming cold metal by hammering, pressing, etc
a decorative moulding
(tr) to form (metal) with a swage
Derived forms of swageswager, noun
Word Origin for swage
C19: from French souage, of unknown origin
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