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anvil shoot

anvil shoot n Cf fire n C2

anvil salute

anvil salute n Also called anvil chorus n, anvil shoot n Cf fire

anvil dust

anvil dust n [Because it accumulates about the blacksmith’s anvil; the comb is not recorded in the OED, but occurs in England at least as early as 1813.] hist

anvil chorus

anvil chorus n [In joc allusion to the well-known chorus in Verdi’s Il Trovatore (1853)] old-fash

anadama bread

anadama bread n Also amadama bread, amidama ~, ammy dammy ~, annadama ~, yami-dami ~ [Etym unknown]

amongst hands pron phr

[Note: This entry was previously among(st) hands of them.]

among(st) hands adv phr

among(st) hands adv phr chiefly Midl old-fash or obs Cf amongst hands pron phr


among(st) prep Also aphet ’mongs(t), ’mung


amarugian n, adj, freq cap Also anaroogian, anarugeon, an(n)arugian Also sp amaroogian, amarugeon,



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