Murdoch bought the Journal at a major loss in 2007, forking over about $5 billion.
They passed the bend and the forking trail loomed up amidst the shadows.
You are at the forking of the roads, the narrow and the broad.
He was gobbling his last plantain, and forking up along with it most respectable slices of cheese, when I entered.
Just beneath at the first forking of the boughs a candle burned.
In short, the watering does all the work of forking over by hand much better and much more cheaply.
Bifurcation: a forking or division into two: the point at which a forking occurs.
They must be very well mixed with the soil by a thorough spading and forking.
Do some of us still hesitate at this forking of the roads, irresolute?
He came to this forking of the road, and the battle was a fierce one, for self dies hard.
Old English forca "forked instrument used by torturers," a Germanic borrowing (cf. Old Norse forkr) from Latin furca "pitchfork; fork used in cooking," of uncertain origin.
Table forks were not generally used in England until 15c. The word is first attested in this sense in English in a will of 1463, probably from Old North French forque (Old French furche, Modern French fourche), from the Latin word. Of rivers, from 1753; of roads, from 1839.
"to divide in branches, go separate ways" (early 14c.), from fork (n.). Related: Forked; forking. The slang verb phrase fork up (or out) "give over" is from 1831.
Wretched; disgusting: I won't eat this forking stuff
Very; extremely: He sounded forking mad
[1940s+; a euphemism for fucking]