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Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of fork

before 1000; Middle English forke,Old English forca<Latin furca fork, gallows, yoke

OTHER WORDS FROM fork

forkless, adjectiveforklike, adjectiveun·fork, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for fork

fork
/ (fɔːk) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of fork

forkful, noun

Word Origin for fork

Old English forca, from Latin furca
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