Forking
Fork Fork, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Forked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forking}.] 1. To shoot into blades, as corn. [1913 Webster]

The corn beginneth to fork. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

2. To divide into two or more branches; as, a road, a tree, or a stream forks. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • forking — A practical joke involving sticking hundreds and hundreds of plastic forks into someone s lawn or some other large, grassy area. Much like TP ing. We forked Jeff s lawn last night. When we drove by in the morning he was running them over with a… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • forking — A practical joke involving sticking hundreds and hundreds of plastic forks into someone s lawn or some other large, grassy area. Much like TP ing. We forked Jeff s lawn last night. When we drove by in the morning he was running them over with a… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • forking — fÉ”rk /fɔːk n. eating utensil with two or more prongs; pitchfork or other agricultural tool with prongs; road junction; branching out; spoke, cog; tuning fork v. branch out, split, separate, divide; make into the shape of a fork; pierce or lift …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forking — noun 1. the place where something divides into branches • Syn: ↑furcation • Derivationally related forms: ↑fork, ↑furcate (for: ↑furcation) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forking Larkspur — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Division …   Wikipedia

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