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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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How to use fork in a sentence

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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