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furca ae, f

1 FOR-, a two-pronged fork : bicornes, V.: valentes, V.: furcis detrudi, L.— Prov.: Naturam expellas furcā, tamen usque recurret, with violence , H.A fork-shaped prop, split stake, triangular brace : furcis spectacula sustinentibus, L.: furcas subiere columnae, O.A wooden yoke (on the neck of a slave, for punishment): per circum furcam ferens ductus est: servus sub furcā caesus, L.: sub furcā vinctus, L.: Ibis sub furcam, H.

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