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  • Looking this up on Wikipedia redirects to anvil. And I was pleasantly surprised that this word describes the rounded, horn-like projection on one end of an anvil. :)

    October 14, 2008

  • "'And your ten-inch spike, with its head flattened and given a curl on the bick of the anvil, its body shaped just so... gives a very serviceable pike.'"
    --Patrick O'Brian, The Far Side of the World, 393

    February 23, 2008