- For a dark blade such as this, the metal is forged in a magical fire of burning ice.
- Tight faceting suggests plumage, but those feathers could be forged of sheet metal.
- While many of his peers buy their Damascus steel from artisans, Kirk forges his own and shapes it to perfection.
- These and other factors have helped forge a strong and enduring bond of good will and friendship between our two countries.
- The successful practices have forged a close working relationship between Public Works, Police, Fire, and Health Departments.
- Yorkshire players past and present are expected to forge much stronger links together if the seal of approval is given to the formation of the club's first Players' Association.
- The plaintiff could easily have forged her partner's signature to it.
- The signatures were forged by the defendant, who also signed the documents as having witnessed the signatures.
- An action had been brought by the second company against a bank, alleging that the wife had forged the husband's signature on cheques.
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- Culm was the material most widely used in the forges by blacksmiths and large quantities of the sub-stance were imported from England and Wales for that purpose.
- The forge was occupied by blacksmith Richard Tarrant when it was painted.
- Eusebio pointed with pride to its church and rectory, carpenter shop, blacksmith forge, and water mill.
- The forger then seized the blank in a pair of tongs and reheated it in his forge or furnace to as high a temperature as the metal could stand without burning up.
- But to build it you need new forges, new metals and tools and the time to learn to use them properly.
- He made his mirrors from speculum metal - four parts copper to one part tin - but had to construct a forge to melt the speculum and cast the disc from which the mirror could be ground.
- Paper factories, glass factories, tanneries, forges, and other such establishments, which sold principally to local and national markets, had a far from negligible output.
- Primarily an agrarian community the town was also home to a brass foundry, an iron forge, a wire-drawing mill, and a community of cabinetmakers.
- Their society worshipped metal, and some of the best gear in existence came from the Ele system's massive forges and factories.
Middle English (also in the general sense 'make, construct'): from Old French forger, from Latin fabricare 'fabricate', from fabrica 'manufactured object, workshop'. The noun is via Old French from Latin fabrica.
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- Even the most biometrically sophisticated of modern ID documents will be potentially forgeable for those with a strong incentive to do so.
- But in order to give an outsider access, that outsider must be trusted, verified - and basically, certified, signing in with a digital certificate that is not feasibly forgeable.
- This is something that's easily forgeable - I've no idea how they'll be validating that the people who have countersigned actually exist, but I can't see that it'll be comprehensive.
verb[no object, with adverbial of direction]
- Nonetheless, I forged steadily forwards and was pleased to see the white and greenish-grey layers of ancient sandstone and shale getting closer.
- The ship was forging forward, but at the table I felt myself pulled back to her smell and her skin and her sound; the ship sailed one way; I sailed another.
- You have to forge along, carefully treading a new way, trusting that your sense of direction has you going toward the right destination.
mid 18th century: perhaps an aberrant pronunciation of force1.
- Take the lead or make good progress: it may be that exports are forging ahead whilst home sales sagMore example sentences
advance rapidly, progress quickly, make swift progress, increase speed, put a spurt on
- Human history is a history of progress - of forging ahead and improving our lot by changing our circumstances, not accommodating to them.
- The needs and concerns of local residents must always remain paramount in such a situation - but if York is to progress, to forge ahead as a modern city, then difficult decisions will sometimes have to be made.
- Amid the present climate of cutbacks and uncertainty in the arts, Garter Lane is especially proud of its ability to progress and forge ahead with both of these new initiatives.