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- adj. forked or branched
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IMO, their message should not becom bi-furcated, fragmented, or (exclusive, inclusive) worthless!?
I would note that the 7th Amendment requirement of a jury trial pertains for those elements of the trial which are legal, which would be heard first, but the equity portions of the trial would be heard last -- in other words, you have ONE "civil action," but the trial would be BI-furcated.
It was very ludicrous to see our late servant giving up his charge to our present one -- the solemnity with which the iron tureen, and the one knife, and the three forks, that were not furcated, seeing that they had but one prong each, were surrendered: Joshua's contempt at the sordid poverty of the republic to which he was to administer, was quite as undisguised as his surprise.
The trial in Sept. 1978 was bi-furcated, i.e. immunity & damages.
The country was bifurcated — fuck — tri-furcated, quad-furcated probably — with various groups set on the verge, where one bad move would set all against all in a crazy, construction helmets vs. black tams vs. longhairs vs. Bryllcreem-ers Ragnarok with the stars of the Goddamned Columbia Record Club's stamp-sized album covers providing the end-of-days soundtrack.
These epithets grow ever more presumptuous, ever more patronising in the context of an ever more factional, furcated society.
"It is this bi-furcated system of both organic growth as well as M