- One that forges and shapes iron with an anvil and hammer.
- He was masterful in shaping iron pieces such as orchids, insects, grass and bamboo, and was especially keen on making iron landscape screens.
- The man shapes iron into a cutting tool and does his work over the coals, fashioning it with hammers and working it with his strong arm.
- The economy should be shaped to a new pattern.
- If we can pull through this recession, we will be in good shape.
- Napoleon conquered by the force of an iron will.