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forge

the fire equipped with forced-draft bellows used by a farrier for rapid heating of horseshoes for hot-shoeing.
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But presently it became apparent that he had not so easily escaped the fruits of his villainy as he had supposed, for upon the evening of the first day the rear of his little column was attacked by some of Barunda's warriors who had forged ahead of their fellows, with the result that the head of Ninaka's brother went to increase the prestige and glory of the house of the enemy.
As the two forged ahead toward their goal they were startled by a volley of shots ahead of them.
The Mary Rebecca shot around into the wind, the captive fishermen describing a great arc behind her, and forged ahead till she lost way, when lines we're flung ashore and she was made fast.