Forked

Definition of Forked

a.1.Formed into a forklike shape; having a fork; dividing into two or more prongs or branches; furcated; bifurcated; zigzag; as, the forked lighting.
A serpent seen, with forked tongue.
- Shak.
2.Having a double meaning; ambiguous; equivocal.
Cross forked
(Her.) a cross, the ends of whose arms are divided into two sharp points; - called also cross double fitché. A cross forked of three points is a cross, each of whose arms terminates in three sharp points.
Forked counsel
advice pointing more than one way; ambiguous advice.
- B. Jonson.

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