noun \ˈswāj, ˈswej\

Definition of SWAGE

:  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

Other Handicraft Terms

biscuit, darn, tambour, wrought

Rhymes with SWAGE


transitive verb

Definition of SWAGE

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

First Known Use of SWAGE


Other Handicraft Terms

biscuit, darn, tambour, wrought
Medical Dictionary


transitive verb \ˈswāj, ˈswej\

Medical Definition of SWAGE

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


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