"swage" Definition

  1. v. t. & i. See Assuage.
  2. n. A tool, variously shaped or grooved on the end or face, used by blacksmiths and other workers in metals, for shaping their work, whether sheet metal or forging, by holding the swage upon the work, or the work upon the swage, and striking with a sledge.
  3. v. t. To shape by means of a swage; to fashion, as a piece of iron, by forcing it into a groove or mold having the required shape.

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Position in dictionary: 97757 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t. & i., n., v. t.,
Words that start with "swage": 2
Words that end with "swage": 2
Words that contain "swage": 3
Next words in dictionary: swaged, swagged, swagger, swaggered, swaggerer
Previous words in dictionary: swagbelly, swag-bellied, swag, swaddling, swaddler

English Dictionary Definition of swage

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