Definition of Forkiness

1. n. The quality or state or dividing in a forklike manner.



Definition of Forkiness

1. Noun. The quality of being forky. ¹

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Definition of Forkiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forkiness

forked lightning
forked out
forked over
forked tongue
forkedly
forkedness
forken
forker
forkers
forkful
forkfuls
forkhead
forkheads
forkier
forkiest
forkiness
forkinesses
forking
forking out
forking over
forkless
forklift
forklifted
forklifting
forklifts
forklike
forkmaker
forkmakers
forks
forks in the road

Literary usage of Forkiness

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1. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society (1879)
"But besides this tendency in the wild plant to excessive forkiness in the ... with a refined mangel which is absolutely free from forkiness in the root, ..."

2. The Philosophy of Natural History: With an Introduction and Various by William Smellie, John Ware (1851)
"The house-swallow is easily distinguished from the other species by the superior forkiness of its tail, and by a red spot on the forehead, and under the ..."

3. Forest Planting: A Treatise on the Care of Timber Lands and the Restoration by Henry NIcholas Jarchow (1893)
"Many deciduous trees, especially oaks, incline much to forkiness, which tendency should be promptly and carefully suppressed in the nursery by proper ..."

4. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"H. rustica, the common or chimney swallow, is distinguished from all the other species by the superior forkiness of its tail, and by the red spot on the ..."

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