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pitchfork

noun pitch·fork \ˈpich-ˌfrk\

: a tool that has two or three long, thin metal bars on a long handle and that is used for lifting hay

Full Definition of PITCHFORK

:  a long-handled fork that has two or three long somewhat curved prongs and is used especially in pitching hay
pitchfork transitive verb
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First Known Use of PITCHFORK

13th century
PITCHFORK Defined for Kids

pitchfork

noun pitch·fork \ˈpich-ˌfrk\

Definition of PITCHFORK for Kids

:  a tool having a long handle and usually two to five metal prongs that is used especially for lifting and tossing hay or straw

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