Forky
Forky Fork"y, a. Opening into two or more parts or shoots; forked; furcated. ``Forky tongues.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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  • forky — adjective (forkier; est) Date: 1695 forked < a forky beard > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • forky — ˈfȯrkē, ȯ(ə)kē, ki adjective (often er/ est) : divided into or terminating in two or more branches : forked a forky beard …   Useful english dictionary

  • forky — forkiness, n. /fawr kee/, adj., forkier, forkiest. forked. [1500 10; FORK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • forky — adjective forked …   Wiktionary

  • forky — adj. forked, divided, separated; furcated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forky — fork•y [[t]ˈfɔr ki[/t]] adj. fork•i•er, fork•i•est forked • Etymology: 1500–10 fork′i•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • forky-tail — forkˈit tail or forkˈy tail noun (dialect) An earwig • • • Main Entry: ↑fork …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flounce — Flounce, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flounced} (flounst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flouncing}.] [Cf. OSw. flunsa to immerge.] To throw the limbs and body one way and the other; to spring, turn, or twist with sudden effort or violence; to struggle, as a horse in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flounced — Flounce Flounce, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flounced} (flounst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flouncing}.] [Cf. OSw. flunsa to immerge.] To throw the limbs and body one way and the other; to spring, turn, or twist with sudden effort or violence; to struggle, as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flouncing — Flounce Flounce, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flounced} (flounst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flouncing}.] [Cf. OSw. flunsa to immerge.] To throw the limbs and body one way and the other; to spring, turn, or twist with sudden effort or violence; to struggle, as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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