forged

adjective
\ ˈfȯrjd How to pronounce forged (audio) \

Definition of forged

1 : formed by pressing or hammering with or without heat especially : made into a desired shape by heating and hammering forged blades a cold forged sword
2 : made falsely especially with intent to deceive forged signatures a forged document

First Known Use of forged

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for forged

Middle English, from present participle of forgen "to forge entry 2"

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“Forged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forged. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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