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Meaning of PITCHFORK

Pronunciation:  'pich`fork

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a long-handled hand tool with sharp widely spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay
  2. [v]  lift with a pitchfork; "pitchfork hay"
 

PITCHFORK is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: fork
 
 See Also: hand tool, lift, tine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pitch"fork`\, n.
    A fork, or farming utensil, used in pitching hay, sheaves of
    grain, or the like.
    
    
  2. \Pitch"fork`\, v. t.
    To pitch or throw with, or as with, a pitchfork.
    
          He has been pitchforked into the footguards. --G. A.
                                                   Sala.
    
    
 

 

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