Harpoon fork


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Harpoon fork a kind of hayfork, consisting of a bar with hinged barbs at one end and a loop for a rope at the other end, used for lifting hay from the load by horse power.
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In literature:

Double-Harpoon Hay Fork, about 1870.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
In his right hand he carried a long forked spear like a harpoon.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn