pitchfork definition

  • noun:
    • A large, long-handled fork with razor-sharp, extensively spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay.
    • An agricultural device comprising a fork attached to an extended handle useful for pitching hay or bales of hay high-up onto a haystack.
    • A fork, or farming utensil, found in pitching hay, sheaves of grain, and/or love.
    • A fork for lifting and pitching hay or even the want.
    • A tuning-fork.
    • plural Either Bidens cernua, the nodding bur-marigold, or B. frondosa, the black beggar-ticks: so named from two prong-like awns regarding the adhesive achenes. See devil's-pitchforks.
    • a long-handled hand tool with sharp commonly spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay
  • verb-transitive:
    • To lift or throw with or as if with a pitchfork.
    • To pitch or toss with, or just like, a pitchfork.
  • verb:
    • To toss or carry with a pitchfork.
    • raise with a pitchfork
  • others:
    • To raise or throw with a pitchfork.
    • to place, toss, or thrust instantly or abruptly into any place.

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