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a long-handled hand tool with sharp widely spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay

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lift with a pitchfork

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David screwed on the lid, while Jacob, looking grave, rose and grasped his pitchfork. Then, seeing David's bundle, he snatched it, like a too officious Newfoundland, stuck his pitchfork into it and carried it over his shoulder in triumph as he accompanied David and the box out of the thicket.
Jacob was quiet as long as he was treated indulgently; but on the slightest show of anger, he became unmanageable, and was liable to fits of fury which would have made him formidable even without his pitchfork. There was no mastery to be obtained over him except by kindness or guile.
If they could once get to the distant highroad, a coach would overtake them, David would mount it, having previously by some ingenious means secured his bundle, and then Jacob might howl and flourish his pitchfork as much as he liked.
Pitchfork was deemed suitable to be moved to an open prison last year, following an assessment by probation officers and other specialists.
Speaking with (http://pitchfork.com/news/71957-lorde-reveals-melodrama-album-details-talks-first-major-heartbreak-in-new-interview/) Pitchfork , the singer detailed her experiences during her time with Antonoff.
Midland killer Colin Pitchfork (below) was jailed for life in 1988 for killing two schoolgirls.
Colin Pitchfork was jailed for life in 1988 for killing two schoolgirls.
Five years later, thanks to Sir Alec's discovery, baker Colin Pitchfork was convicted of killing Lynda and another girl, Dawn Ashworth.
TWO men armed with a pitchfork and knives attacked a man in his Birkby home.
A FOOTBALL match had to be called off after a player threatened rival team members with a pitchfork.
To date Colin's has released three albums in his New History Warfare album cycle described as: “pure revelation” according to All About Jazz and “a hugely impressive achievement… a sound that could only come from one person on earth,” according to Pitchfork, securing nominations for the Polaris Music Prize and landing on year-end lists at Pitchfork, Tiny Mix Tapes, SPIN and The Voice.
A MAN tried to puncture the tyres of a bus with a pitchfork in a drunken rage.
A JUDGE has praised police for the way they handled a man armed with a pitchfork.
Costumed competitors lined up to hone their skills with pitchfork and straw bundle as they geared up for a Sheaf Tossing showdown this weekend.