drop-forge

verb

drop-forged; drop-forging; drop-forges

transitive verb

: to forge between dies by means of a drop hammer or punch press
drop forger noun

Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of drop-forge was in 1886

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Cite this Entry

“Drop-forge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop-forge. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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