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In the expression "squaring and hefting quarried stones to repair the wall", what are the meanings for "squaring" and "hefting" properly?
1-Is squaring for carving the stones giving them an ashlar shape in the quarry (taking into account "quarried"?)
2-Is "hefting" for transporting the ashlars till the wall and for raising them to fit them in the right place of the wall?
1>> squaring the stones to the required shape
2>> handling, which will include lifting, moving and placing them in position.