Definition of forked:
threefold, trident, ramate, equivocal, ramous, twofold, dual, zigzag, fork-like, prongy, bivalent, two-fold, duple, duple, forficate, biramous, tined, pronged, furcated, bifurcate, treble, biramous, furcate, doubled, three-fold, ramose, branched, divided, ambiguous, tridentate, double.
- "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16", Robert Kerr.
- "Non-combatants and Others", Rose Macaulay.
The mature tree is usually forked, and the place where the forking commences determines the number of logs in the tree or its merchantable length, by preventing cutting to a small diameter in the top.- "Seasoning of Wood", Joseph B. Wagner.