What does the word forge mean?

Usage examples for forge

  1. The one thing to do was to forge ahead. – Carnac's Folly, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  2. And there was that one who owned the mill that ground the grain for Washington and his army at Valley Forge. – Colorado--The Bright Romance of American History by F. C. Grable
  3. He had arrived home late one afternoon, coming up the street as if there were not an English soldier in the city, and had stayed the night in his own home, departing early the next morning for Valley Forge. – A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia by Alice Turner Curtis