Part of speech: adjective

Having a fork, or shaped like a fork; diverging into two branches.

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Usage examples "forked":

  1. A wind- break is erected at the west side, facing the forked end of the sun pole. - "The Sun Dance of the Blackfoot Indians", Clark Wissler.
  2. The forked flames, lurid and smoky, became nearly lost to view, bursting forth again with a bound and loud crackle, increased tenfold in power and brightness. - "Desperate Remedies", Thomas Hardy.
  3. This could not be endured: a thousand tongues were ready to shoot at her, and would have shot but for fear of old Baldassare's grim member- reputed forked. - "Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso", Maurice Henry Hewlett.