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Anvil

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It is on the anvil, under deliberation; the project is in hand. Of course, the reference is to a smithy.

“She had another arrangement on the anvil.”—Le Fawu: The House in the Churchyard.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Antinous
Antipathy (of human beings)
Antipathy (of animals)
Anti-pope
Antisthenes
Antoninus
Antony
Antrustions
Ants
Anubis
Anvil
Any-how
Aõnian
A ontrance. (French.)
Ape
Apellēs
Apemantus
A-per-se
Apex
Aphrodite
Apioius