[n] a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
[n] furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
[v] make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
[v] make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the riceballs carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
[v] come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
[v] make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card"
[v] of metals
[v] move with increasing speed
[v] move ahead steadily; "He forged ahead"
contrive, counterfeit, devise, excogitate, fake, fashion, form, formulate, hammer, invent, mold, mould, shape, smithy, spirt, spurt, work