Dung-fork

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Dung-fork a fork used for moving stable manure
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. dung; cf. Dan. dynge, a heap; Ger. dung.

Usage

In literature:

A pitch-fork and a dung-heap?
"The Money Master, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
Turn the fork and sweep with the handle, and the dung will instantly fly out of itself.
"Laboulaye's Fairy Book" by Various
He too resented the curry-comb and the dung fork.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Dung-forks are fitter for you than sabres.
"With Fire and Sword" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Turn the fork and sweep with the handle, and the dung will instantly fly out of itself.
"The Fairy Ring" by Various
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