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Fork meaning

fork - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
  2. 2. Anything furcate or like a fork in shape, or furcate at the extremity; as, a tuning fork.
  3. 3. One of the parts into which anything is furcated or divided; a prong; a branch of a stream, a road, etc.; a barbed point, as of an arrow.
  4. 4. The place where a division or a union occurs; the angle or opening between two branches or limbs; as, the fork of a river, a tree, or a road.
  5. 5. The gibbet.
  6. 6. To shoot into blades, as corn.
  7. 7. To divide into two or more branches; as, a road, a tree, or a stream forks.
  8. 8. To raise, or pitch with a fork, as hay; to dig or turn over with a fork, as the soil.
  9. 9. An instrument consisting of a handle with a shank terminating in two or more prongs or tines, which are usually of metal, parallel and slightly curved; - used from piercing, holding, taking up, or pitching anything.
  10. 10. Instrument with prongs; division into branches; one of the branches so formed.
  11. 11. To take up or pitch with a fork.

fork - examples of usage

  1. He was looking down toward Wilbur's Fork, a dry water course, two miles away and a thousand feet below. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. Jeffrey was somewhere on the trail between French Village and Wilbur's Fork. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. Finally she saw him pull into the trail that led over to Wilbur's Fork. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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