Not necessarily hard to match, but in hot weather that gorgeous big red that one would choose in the winter would act as an anvil.
If we had these rules, everybody would have known what was going on at JPMorgan Chase long before the anvil dropped on their head.
Murmelstein was stuck with a thankless and impossible job, caught between the hammer and the anvil, as he tells us.
INSIDER TIP: anvil is not for the faint of wallet: fresh ingredients set imbibers back $8-$12 per cocktail.
But the popularity of the league is absolutely irrelevant anyway in terms of race: It still hovers like an anvil.
They beat upon Steve's body and face as a hammer does upon an anvil.
I longed to have an anvil and hammer, so that I could beat it into a pulp of gold.
The piece is merely rough-shaped upon the anvil, and a metallic car running upon a 36 foot track carries it to the adjusting shop.
The smith let his hammer fall with a clang on the anvil, and wiped his brow.
It is now cut off by placing the face of the diamond on the outer edge of the anvil.
Old English anfilt, a West Germanic compound (cf. Middle Dutch anvilt, Old High German anafalz, Dutch aanbeeld, Danish ambolt "anvil") from *ana- "on" + *filtan "hit" (see felt (n.)). The ear bone so called from 1680s. Anvil Chorus is based on the "Gypsy Song" that opens Act II of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore," first performed in Teatro Apollo, Rome, Jan. 19, 1853.
anvil an·vil (ān'vĭl)