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(of a metal object) made by forcing hot metal into or through a die with a drop hammer.
- ‘A 1/2-inch, drop-forged eyebolt from the hardware store screwed through the limb and secured with a round washer and nut should prove strong enough to hold the tire and its cargo.’
- ‘This hammer was 24 ounces and sold for $13.80 in April 1937 (compared to $1.20 for the top of the line drop-forged steel No.312 ball peen hammer).’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.