Forge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forged p. pr. & vb. n. Forging ]
1. To form by heating and hammering; to beat into any particular shape, as a metal.
Mars's armor forged for proof eterne. --Shak.
2. To form or shape out in any way; to produce; to frame; to invent.
Those names that the schools forged, and put into the mouth of scholars, could never get admittance into common use. --Locke.
Do forge a life-long trouble for ourselves. --Tennyson.
3. To coin. [Obs.]
4. To make falsely; to produce, as that which is untrue or not genuine; to fabricate; to counterfeit, as, a signature, or a signed document.
That paltry story is untrue,
And forged to cheat such gulls as you. --Hudibras.
Forged certificates of his . . . moral character. --Macaulay.
Syn: -- To fabricate; counterfeit; feign; falsify.
adj : reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged
twenty dollar bill" [syn: bad]