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Definition of Forgeries
ForgeriesForgery For"ger*y, n.; pl. Forgeries. [Cf. F. forgerie.]
1. The act of forging metal into shape. [Obs.]
Useless the forgery Of brazen shield and spear.
2. The act of forging, fabricating, or producing falsely;
esp., the crime of fraudulently making or altering a
writing or signature purporting to be made by another; the
false making or material alteration of or addition to a
written instrument for the purpose of deceit and fraud;
as, the forgery of a bond. --Bouvier.
3. That which is forged, fabricated, falsely devised, or
These are the forgeries of jealously. --Shak.
The writings going under the name of Aristobulus
were a forgery of the second century. --Waterland.
Syn: Counterfeit; Forgery.
Usage: Counterfeit is chiefly used of imitations of coin, or
of paper money, or of securities depending upon
pictorial devices and engraved designs for identity or
assurance of genuineness. Forgery is more properly
applied to making a false imitation of an instrument
depending on signatures to show genuineness and
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