Origin of fork
OTHER WORDS FROM forkforkless, adjectiveforklike, adjectiveun·fork, verb (used with object)
How to use fork in a sentence
He recalled one fundraising dinner where he and a fellow AIDS activist were served on paper plates with paper forks.Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People|Tim Teeman|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a blond girl he liked in Three Forks, where his uncle lived.
You will instead: Begin gathering nearby plates, dishes, forks and leftovers.
Mohamed went on to the U.S., working in labs in Grand Forks, N.D., and Atlanta.
This was a throwback, for by then forks were nearly universal.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To the strangers, also, were given the spoons and forks, but the want of them did not appear to incommode the Brazilians.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
The knives and forks had white and black horn handles, with notched blades, and broken prongs.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Although the table-cloth and the napkins were of fine damask, the knives were of a common sort, and the forks of steel.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
The boots were hung in the forks of a clump of willows, where they could easily be found on their return.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
I asked him once why the Europeans eat with knives and forks, and spoons, instead of with their fingers, which God had given them.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for fork
- a division into two or more branches
- the point where the division begins
- such a branch