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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·vil /ˈænvəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 an·vil /ˈænvəl/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·vil n.
 1. An iron block, usually with a steel face, upon which metals are hammered and shaped.
 2. Anything resembling an anvil in shape or use. Specifically Anat., the incus. See Incus.
 To be on the anvil, to be in a state of discussion, formation, or preparation, as when a scheme or measure is forming, but not matured.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·vil, v. t. To form or shape on an anvil; to hammer out; as, anviled armor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are
           shaped by hammering
      2: the ossicle between the malleus and the stapes [syn: incus]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    the rendering of the Hebrew word , "beaten," found only in Isa.