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  • n  cutlery used for serving and eating food
  • n  the act of branching out or dividing into branches
  • n  the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
    they took the south fork
  • n  an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs
  • n  the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
  • v  lift with a pitchfork
    pitchfork hay
  • v  place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
  • v  divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
    The road forks
  • v  shape like a fork
    She forked her fingers

  • You no longer need to fork over fuel efficiency to get power or imposing presence.
  • The next day supermarket executive Leno LaBianca and his wife were killed in a similar fashion, a fork used to carve the word WAR on his belly left sticking out of his corpse.
  • Recent faves have included a pair of limited-edition sunglasses worn by rapper Kanye West and a really cool spork (a spoonfork).
News & Articles


  • Angela Merkel in Reuters
    We're at a fork in the road,Merkel told German lawmakers. "This is about nothing less than the future of Europe, and with it the future of Germany in Europe."
  • Yogi Berra in USA Today
    Asked which bond will be stronger, Clyburn quotes baseball legend Yogi Berra: "When you come to a fork in the road, take it."
  • Elon Musk in AFP
    Given the choice, I'd rather stick a fork in my hand than write about my personal life,the South African-born Musk said in a nearly 1,500-word blog post submitted to The Huffington Post.

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