from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who works at a forge. A blacksmith on a large scale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A skilled smith, who has a hammerer to assist him.


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  • He was a friend of theirs, a good man and trusty, and in the days before he knew Nayla, Haugh had been, for a long sweet summer, much closer friends with the forgeman™s daughter than with the smith himself.

    The Lioness

  • He had the broad shoulders of a forgeman, the scarred hands, the keen eye that knew how to look into the heart of fire and see how well his iron was faring.

    Dalamar the Dark

  • Sweat and dirt grimed the loose, white forgeman™s shirt he wore.


  • He had long ago abandoned his loose forgeman™s shirt for a leather apron.


  • Isarn, his lungs filled with bitter steam, sweat glistening on his face and thick forgeman™s arms, gently withdrew Stormblade from the trough.


  • He didn™t like to recall their shock when they™d seen his ruined hand, or the way they™d looked at him when they realized he was not the quiet, peaceable forgeman they™d known only a few short weeks ago.


  • When we reached it, I said to my friend the forgeman, "This is our way," and turned towards the path.

    Portrait of a Killer

  • And, while I was considering how to accomplish my negative purpose, I saw a forgeman coming across the field from his work.

    Portrait of a Killer

  • "No," said he, "I shall wait for you here;" and the forgeman and I walked up to the cottage together.

    Portrait of a Killer

  • He could be a forgeman, he thought, but never a clerk; and in that limitation he realized that he was inferior to his father.

    The Three Black Pennys A Novel


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