forked stick

forked stick
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  • fork´ed|ly — forked «frkt; Archaic and Poetic FR kihd», adjective. 1. having a fork or forks; divided into branches; branching: »a forked stick. 2. zigzag: »forked lightning. –fork´ed|ly, adverb. –fork´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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