Pitchfork
Pitchfork \Pitch"fork`\, v. t. To pitch or throw with, or as with, a pitchfork. [1913 Webster]

He has been pitchforked into the footguards. --G. A. Sala. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pitchfork — Media Pitchfork Media, ou communément Pitchfork est un magazine musical de langue anglaise, basé à Chicago, Illinois, États Unis. Il est publié quotidiennement sur internet depuis 1996 et se spécialise dans la critique de musique indépendante,… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • pitchfork — ► NOUN ▪ a farm tool with a long handle and two sharp metal prongs, used for lifting hay. ► VERB 1) lift with a pitchfork. 2) thrust suddenly into an unexpected and difficult situation. ORIGIN from obsolete pickfork, influenced by PITCH(Cf.… …   English terms dictionary

  • pitchfork — [pich′fôrk΄] n. a large, long handled fork used for lifting and tossing hay, straw, etc. vt. to lift and toss with or as with a pitchfork …   English World dictionary

  • Pitchfork — Pitch fork , n. A fork, or farming utensil, used in pitching hay, sheaves of grain, or the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pitchfork — mid 14c., altered (by influence of M.E. pichen to throw, thrust ) from M.E. pic forken, from pik (see PIKE (Cf. pike) (2)). The verb is attested from 1837 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pitchfork — A pitchfork is an agricultural tool with a long handle and long, thin, widely separated pointed tines (also called prongs) used to lift and pitch (throw) loose material, such as hay, leaves, grapes, dung or other agricultural materials.… …   Wikipedia

  • pitchfork — I UK [ˈpɪtʃˌfɔː(r)k] / US [ˈpɪtʃˌfɔrk] noun [countable] Word forms pitchfork : singular pitchfork plural pitchforks a tool like a large fork, used on farms for lifting and carrying hay II UK [ˈpɪtʃˌfɔː(r)k] / US [ˈpɪtʃˌfɔrk] verb [transitive]… …   English dictionary

  • Pitchfork — Der Begriff Pitchfork bezeichnet: ein Hilfsmittel beim Golf, siehe Pitchgabel umgangssprachlich die deutsche Musikgruppe Project Pitchfork umgangssprachlich die Musikwebseite Pitchfork Media Diese Seite ist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pitchfork — pitch|fork1 [ˈpıtʃfo:k US fo:rk] n a farm tool with a long handle and two long curved metal points, used especially for lifting ↑hay (=dried grass) pitchfork 2 pitchfork2 v [T] BrE to put someone suddenly into a situation for which they are not… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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