fourché

or four·chée

[foo r-shey]
adjective Heraldry.
  1. forked or divided into two at the extremity or in extremities: a lion's tail fourché; a cross fourché.

Origin of fourché

1350–1400; Middle English < French; see fork, -ee
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Examples from the Web for fourche

Historical Examples of fourche

  • Since your son-in-law goes to Fourche to-morrow, perhaps he can take her.

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  • It's one Léonard, widow of one Guérin, who lives at Fourche.

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  • Not to Fourche, but to Ormeaux, where she is going to stay the rest of the year.

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  • As your son-in-law is going to Fourche to-morrow, he can just as well take her.

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  • All that Germain could learn was that the girl and the child had gone in the direction of Fourche.

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