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fork: only in transferred uses, of which 1 and 2 are only S.:—(1) forked tongue (popularly supposed to be the sting) of a snake Meas. III. i. 16, Mac. IV. i. 16; (2) barbed head of an arrow Lr. I. i. 146; (3) pl. lower limbs of the body Lr. IV. vi. 122.
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    • William Shakespeare, Macbeth, 4.1
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