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bi·fur·cate
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): bi·fur·cat·ed; bi·fur·cat·ing
Etymology: Medieval Latin bifurcatus, past participle of bifurcare, from Latin bifurcus two-pronged, from bi- + furca fork
Date: 1615
transitive verb
: to cause to divide into two branches or parts
intransitive verb
: to divide into two branches or parts
— bi·fur·cate adjective

Definition: In a bifurcated divorce, the marriage is terminated, but other issues, such as the division of property, alimony, child support or custody arrangements, are left to be determined at a later date or at trial. Couples pursue a bifurcated divorce when one or both spouses want to terminate the marriage quickly, perhaps so they may remarry, and are willing to resolve other issues at a later date.
I was framed and a succession of jurisdictional forking commenced.
by plantmilkweedseeds December 24, 2008
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when a group of people get together to ram plastic forks into someone's yard late at night while everyone is sleeping. The target is normally a teacher or professor. In the south forking is considered a form of endearment. In the north, it is considered to be disrespectful. Normally accompanied by rolling.
-We are going forking tonight, wanna come?
Who's getting forked?-
-The prof's house
by Jinju August 01, 2010
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adj. similar to the action of spooning, but with the man's sexual orgins inside the partner's ass or vigina.
I was spooning with crystal last night, but it quickly moved on to some hardcore forking soon after.
by thegreatpoopiset November 02, 2006
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The act of placing many forks, tine side up in a lawn.

1) A deliberate expression of anger or hatred to another specifically to indicate the person has a forked tongue (is a liar) and cannot be trusted. Color of forks used is significant. Black and red exhibit negative feelings. i.e.: Black=mal-intentioned threat, bodily harm or misfortune. Red=anger.

2) When innocuous or in good spirit, this prank typically involves white plastic institutional forks or may use colors representing a school or fraternal organization.
1) The forking took place during the night when they placed black forks in the yard to symbolize the fact that this person had lied in court for personal gain at the expense of another.

2) Students strategically placed close to 35,000 plastic forks into the lawn of their school grounds on June 6, 2004. To pull off a forking of this magnitude, it took a full school year of planning and 50 participants. The legendary senior prank landed them on MTV.

by Internet Intel January 31, 2007
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intertwining of the legs beetween two people facing each other resembling the look of a fork.
Jonathan and Michelle spent numerous days forking in utopian bliss....
by Meeeeeeeschelle January 21, 2007
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it's just like spooning, except the two people involved both have spiky hair
When Jamie Lee Curtis and former MTV veejay Simon Rex were dating, some nights they would go out on the town, other nights they'd just curl up in front of the tv for a tender night of forking.
by sarahsarahsarahsarahsarah October 20, 2009
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The game in which 5 people throw a fork in the air and try not to get hit, But then run to find it so they can then throw it. Can also be played with a spoon or with a knife, but can be more dangerous with knifes.
Owen: Anyone wanna go forking?
Luke: Yeah, lets fork?
Sophie: I've got the fork. Ready?
by ThofBABES. March 18, 2009
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