forge over

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forge over (third-person singular simple present forges over, present participle forging over, simple past and past participle forged over)

  1. (nautical) To press on regardless of hindrances.
    • William Falconer (1732-1769)
      To forge over is to force a ship violently over a shoal by the effort of a great quantity of sail.