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malleate

[mal-ee-eyt] /ˈmæl iˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), malleated, malleating.
1.
to beat or shape with a hammer, as in metalworking.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin malleātus wrought with a hammer, equivalent to Latin malle(us) hammer + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
malleation, noun
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