forked (adj.) Old form(s): fork'd
two-horned
Oth III.iii.273[Othello alone, of being a cuckold] this forked plague is fated to us / When we do quicken
TC I.ii.165[Pandarus to Cressida, reporting Troilus' quip about which hair on his chin represents Helen's husband] The forked one [also: split]
WT I.ii.186[Leontes to himself, possibly of himself] o'er head and ears a forked one!
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