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forky

[ fawr-kee ]

adjective

, fork·i·er, fork·i·est.


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  • forki·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of forky1

First recorded in 1500–10; fork + -y 1

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Example Sentences

Wolves hunt in packs,They sought for bigger game; somehowThey seemed to see above her brow The forky sign of turkey tracks.

An erect serpent occupies the other side, and ends with forky tongue near the orifice.

There is a little forky flashing description of the entrance to the Val d'Ema in Guido's first statement.

Their forky tongues licked the bones that appeared to writhe and crawl in living agony.

A blue and forky flash darted a momentary light over the landscape.

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