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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An iron block or stand used by blacksmiths to hold metal objects.

Usage examples (32)
  • In this world a man must be either anvil or hammer.
  • Q: It seems like on the anvil is a saving rate deregulation.
  • He was a real sleight-of - hand man, and the anvil was his orchestra.
  • On the anvil is the cap and detonator, probably fulminate of mercury. for more
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