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 for forking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fork \Fork\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Forked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To shoot into blades, as corn.
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              The corn beginneth to fork.           --Mortimer.
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     2. To divide into two or more branches; as, a road, a tree,
        or a stream forks.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the place where something divides into branches [syn:
           furcation, forking]
      2: the act of branching out or dividing into branches [syn:
         branching, ramification, fork, forking]

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