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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Forked \Forked\, a. 1. Formed into a forklike shape; having a fork; dividing into two or more prongs or branches; furcated; bifurcated; zigzag; as, the forked lighting. [1913 Webster] A serpent seen, with forked tongue. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a double meaning; ambiguous; equivocal. [1913 Webster] Cross forked (Her.), a cross, the ends of whose arms are divided into two sharp points; -- called also cross double fitch['e]. 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. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. -- Fork"ed*ly, adv. -- Fork"ed*ness, n. [1913 Webster]