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forge 1

 (fôrj)
n.
1. A furnace or hearth where metals are heated or wrought; a smithy.
2. A workshop where pig iron is transformed into wrought iron.
v. forged, forg·ing, forg·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To form (metal, for example) by heating in a forge and beating or hammering into shape.
b. To form (metal) by a mechanical or hydraulic press.
2. To give form or shape to, especially by means of careful effort: forge a treaty; forge a close relationship.
3. To fashion or reproduce for fraudulent purposes; counterfeit: forge a signature.
v.intr.
1. To work at a forge or smithy.
2. To make a forgery or counterfeit.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *faurga, from Latin fabrica, from faber, worker.]

forge′a·bil′i·ty n.
forge′a·ble adj.
forg′er n.

forge 2

 (fôrj)
intr.v. forged, forg·ing, forg·es
1. To advance gradually but steadily: forged ahead through throngs of shoppers.
2. To advance with an abrupt increase of speed: forged into first place with seconds to go.

[Probably from forge.]
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forg•er

(ˈfɔr dʒər, ˈfoʊr-)
n.
1. a person who forges.
2. a person who commits forgery.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forger - someone who operates a forgeforger - someone who operates a forge  
metalworker, smith - someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)
2.forger - someone who makes copies illegally
coiner - a maker of counterfeit coins
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
paperhanger - someone who passes bad checks or counterfeit paper money
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forger

noun counterfeiter, copier, copyist, falsifier, coiner the most prolific art forger in the country
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forger

noun
One who makes a fraudulent copy of something:
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forger

[ˈfɔːdʒəʳ] Nfalsificador(a) m/f
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forger

[ˈfɔːrdʒər] nfaussaire mf
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forger

nFälscher(in) m(f)
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forger

[ˈfɔːdʒəʳ] nfalsario/a, contraffattore/trice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

forger

n. falsificador-a, falsario-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
Now if Barbicane was a great founder of shot, Nicholl was a great forger of plates; the one cast night and day at Baltimore, the other forged day and night at Philadelphia.
He accompanied this restitution with a most severe reprimand, during which Colbert contented himself with examining, feeling, even smelling, as it were, the paper, the characters, and the signature, neither more nor less than if he had to deal with the greatest forger in the kingdom.
Accordingly, the forger was put to Death; the utterer of a bad note was put to Death; the unlawful opener of a letter was put to Death; the purloiner of forty shillings and sixpence was put to Death; the holder of a horse at Tellson's door, who made off with it, was put to Death; the coiner of a bad shilling was put to Death; the sounders of three-fourths of the notes in the whole gamut of Crime, were put to Death.
"First I was a forger," answered Andrea, as calmly as possible; "then I became a thief, and lately have become an assassin." A murmur, or rather storm, of indignation burst from all parts of the assembly.
Not a forger, any way, he mutters; and Jonah is put down for his passage.
A forger from the state prison seizes the arm of a distinguished financier.
This person appears to have been none other that Beddington, the famous forger and cracksman, who, with his brother, had only recently emerged from a five years' spell of penal servitude.
As long as it was only the left drawer instead of the right, and red ink instead of black, I thought it must be the chance blunders of a forger, as you say.
What we really want is an Incorporated Society of Thieves, with some public-spirited old forger to run it for us on business lines."
HEEP, and only HEEP, is the Forger and the Cheat."'
"John Clay, the murderer, thief, smasher, and forger. He's a young man, Mr.
You remember, Watson, that it was near there that we took Archie Stamford, the forger. Now, Miss Violet, what has happened to you, near Farnham, on the borders of Surrey?"