anvil

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  • On the anvil the end of the white-hot bar was immediately laid. Cited from The Iron Horse, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He is usually represented armed, with an anvil in his hands or at his feet.
  • The society published its first code of conduct and its first Anvil awards two years later.
  • Here you may hear their clatter night and day upon a thousand anvils. Cited from A Walk from London to John O'Groat's, by Elihu Burritt
  • The primary work surface of the anvil is known as the face.
  • Is life the anvil upon which the gods beat out their will? Cited from Here are Ladies, by James Stephens
  • Past and Present is the first live album by Canadian heavy metal band Anvil.
  • He took the bar to the anvil and began to beat it flat. Cited from The Ship of Stars, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [AKA: Q]
  • Then he laid them red-hot upon the anvil. Cited from The Young Mountaineers, by Charles Egbert Craddock
  • The air is instead forced to spread out, giving the storm a characteristic anvil shape.
  • The song was the second single from the band's album The Anvil.
  • Metal on Metal is the second studio album by Canadian heavy metal band Anvil.
  • Strength of Steel is the fourth studio album by Canadian heavy metal band Anvil.
  • The vise may include other features such as a small anvil on the back of its body.
  • Arthur replaced the sword in the anvil and stood aside while all present tried to draw it forth. Cited from Myths and Legends of All Nations, by Various
  • We are glad to know that it is not until winter after next that this work must be taken from the anvil. Cited from The International Weekly Miscellany, Volume I. No. 8, by Various
  • For what makes the industrial Town, what can better keep it than strenuous industry at its anvil? Cited from Civics: as Applied Sociology, by Patrick Geddes
  • He returned to his work and with a single blow the five hammers again fell upon their anvils. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • And the rock lay flat As an anvil's face: No iron like that! Cited from Introduction to Browning's Poetry, by Hiram Corson
  • The wrought iron steel faced anvil was produced up until the early 20th century.
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Meaning of anvil

  • noun A heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering