Meaning of ANVIL in English

ANVIL

[an.vil] n [ME anfilt, fr. OE; akin to OHG anafalz anvil; akin to L pellere to beat--more at felt] (bef. 12c) 1: a heavy usu. steel-faced iron block on which metal is shaped (as by hand hammering)

2: incus

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