from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pitchfork with a short handle and 2 or 3 tines, used in pitching fish into or out of a boat or vessel.
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So she did-the next course was fish, and even though she actually knew what the fish-knife and fish-fork looked like, she reached for the ones she'd used for the salad.
With these words he speared something like a little piece of black bread on his silver fish-fork.
By means of a fish-fork Jim pitched his catch aboard the sloop.
The nearer he came the bigger his horns looked; each palm was like an enormous silver fish-fork with twenty prongs.
"There seems to be an impression here," said the doctor, examining the initials on his fish-fork, "that your mother is indulging an overstrained fancy in this melancholy resemblance she has traced.