American forge
Forge Forge (f[=o]rj), n. [F. forge, fr. L. fabrica the workshop of an artisan who works in hard materials, fr. faber artisan, smith, as adj., skillful, ingenious; cf. Gr. ? soft, tender. Cf. {Fabric}.] 1. A place or establishment where iron or other metals are wrought by heating and hammering; especially, a furnace, or a shop with its furnace, etc., where iron is heated and wrought; a smithy. [1913 Webster]

In the quick forge and working house of thought. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. The works where wrought iron is produced directly from the ore, or where iron is rendered malleable by puddling and shingling; a shingling mill. [1913 Webster]

3. The act of beating or working iron or steel; the manufacture of metallic bodies. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

In the greater bodies the forge was easy. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

{American forge}, a forge for the direct production of wrought iron, differing from the old Catalan forge mainly in using finely crushed ore and working continuously. --Raymond.

{Catalan forge}. (Metal.) See under {Catalan}.

{Forge cinder}, the dross or slag form a forge or bloomary.

{Forge rolls}, {Forge train}, the train of rolls by which a bloom is converted into puddle bars.

{Forge wagon} (Mil.), a wagon fitted up for transporting a blackmith's forge and tools.

{Portable forge}, a light and compact blacksmith's forge, with bellows, etc., that may be moved from place to place. [1913 Webster]


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