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fourché

[foo r-shey] /fʊərˈʃeɪ/
adjective, Heraldry.
1.
forked or divided into two at the extremity or in extremities:
a lion's tail fourché; a cross fourché.
Also, fourchée.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < French; see fork, -ee
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