fourché


fourché

fourché or four·chée [foo r-shey] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Heraldry.

  1. forked or divided into two at the extremity or in extremities: a lion’s tail fourché; a cross fourché.

Origin of fourché 1350–1400; Middle English French; see fork, -ee Examples from the Web for fourche Historical Examples of fourche

  • Since your son-in-law goes to Fourche to-morrow, perhaps he can take her.

    The Devil’s Pool

    George Sand

  • As your son-in-law is going to Fourche to-morrow, he can just as well take her.

    The Devil’s Pool

    George Sand

  • Not to Fourche, but to Ormeaux, where she is going to stay the rest of the year.

    The Devil’s Pool

    George Sand

  • It’s one Léonard, widow of one Guérin, who lives at Fourche.

    The Devil’s Pool

    George Sand

  • Germain reflected a moment, then asked if the farmer from Ormeaux had not come to Fourche.

    The Devil’s Pool

    George Sand

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