Forked

Forked

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, a cross, the ends of whose arms are divided into two sharp points; called also cross double fitche. 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. Forkedly, Forkedness.

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