shakefork

noun

1
chiefly dialectal : a fork for shaking hay or straw
2
: a heraldic ordinary or charge having the form of a Y with couped and pointed ends compare pairle

Word History

Etymology

Middle English schakforke, from schaken, shaken to shake + forke fork

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“Shakefork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shakefork. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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