The old Blacksmiths could do amazing things with steel, even weld on an anvil. The round hole is called the Pritchel hole. It is used with a punch to put round holes in hot steel. The square hole is called the Hardie hole. It holds different tools, one of which is a chisel shaped cutoff hardie to cut hot steel into.
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"Rumor, swiftest of all the evils in the world. She thrives on speed, stronger for every stride, slight with fear at first, soon soaring into the air ------ under every feather on her body- - -an eye that never sleeps and as many tongues as eyes and as many raucous mouths and ears pricked up for news."