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swage

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noun \ˈswāj, ˈswej\

Definition of swage

  1. :  a tool used by metalworkers for shaping their work by holding it on the work or the work on it and striking with a hammer or sledge



Origin of swage

Middle English, ornamental border, from Middle French souage


First Known Use: circa 1812

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Rhymes with swage


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swage

transitive verb

Definition of swage

swagedswaging

  1. :  to shape by or as if by means of a swage



1831

First Known Use of swage

1831

Other Handicraft Terms


Medical Dictionary

swage

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transitive verb \ˈswāj, ˈswej\

Medical Definition of swage

swaged; swaging

  1. :  to fuse (a strand of suture) onto the end of a surgical needle




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