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Synonyms for fork

Synonyms for fork

something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

to separate into branches or branchlike parts

fork out: to distribute (money) as payment

Synonyms for fork

cutlery used for serving and eating food

the act of branching out or dividing into branches

the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches

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an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging

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the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk

lift with a pitchfork

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place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces

divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

shape like a fork

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References in classic literature ?
Skirting along the north fork for a day or two, excessively annoyed by musquitoes and buffalo gnats, they reached, in the evening of the 17th, a small but beautiful grove, from which issued the confused notes of singing birds, the first they had heard since crossing the boundary of Missouri.
The host seemed to think some apology necessary for the warmth he had betrayed on the subject of the firewood, and when the party were comfortably seated, and engaged with their knives and forks, he observed:
Colter flew rather than ran; he was astonished at his own speed; but he had six miles of prairie to traverse before he should reach the Jefferson Fork of the Missouri; how could he hope to hold out such a distance with the fearful odds of several hundred to one against him
My orders were to take no notice so long as they circulated, but open slave-dealing in the Fork, was too much.
Father Brown put down the small silver fish and the fork and stared across at his companion.
By-and-by he dug so close to her that the fire-beams were reflected as distinctly from the steel prongs of his fork as from her own.
I laid down the knife and fork with dignity and took a side seat and Joe went for the wretched creature.
Above the fork of the tree whereon we rested was a pile of dead branches and brush.
The next moment, craftily lifted up about the girth of his leg by an iron fork, the noose tightened and the bite of it sank home into his flesh and pride.
Then he turned deliberately and took the right fork.
In his haste and abstraction he stuck a pickle-fork into his right eye, and on removing the fork the eye came with it.
The face of the young man contracted into a frown: he sat silent, with his fork in his hand, playing absently with the fragments on his plate.
But before the first chink of knife and fork this army of retainers had vanished, only the one or two required to collect and distribute the plates darting about in deathly silence.
First she gathered it together, stuck the fork into it, then with a rapid, supple movement leaned the whole weight of her body on it, and at once with a bend of her back under the red belt she drew herself up, and arching her full bosom under the white smock, with a smart turn swung the fork in her arms, and flung the bundle of hay high onto the cart.
A knife became suggestive of a fork; and Miss Landless's brother had thrown a fork at Mr.