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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Anvil.
 
It is on the anvil, under deliberation; the project is in hand. Of course, the reference is to a smithy.   1
        “She had another arrangement on the anvil.”—Le Fawu: The House in the Churchyard.
 


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