Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A defect in a horse's gait consisting in striking the heel of the front shoe with the toe of the hind shoe, which produces a clicking sound. It is not considered so serious a fault as overreaching or grabbing.
  • noun A piece of forged work in metal: a general name for pieces of hammered iron or steel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of shaping metal by hammering or pressing.
  • noun The act of counterfeiting.
  • noun (Mach.) A piece of forged work in metal; -- a general name for a piece of hammered iron or steel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of forge.
  • noun A component that is forged (shaped by heating and hammering).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun shaping metal by heating and hammering

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