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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of trifurcate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as trifurcate: specific in the phrase trifurcated hake, a gadoid fish otherwise known as tadpole-hake.


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  • It's possible that the concept itself, with its trifurcated focus on organ recipients, their donors and the staff at a Pittsburgh transplant center, is too constricting for a weekly drama.

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  • "And we are not going to have the time to do that in the bifurcated way or trifurcated way that we're dealing with it here, with other issues being parachuted in all the time."

    McConnell to vote against treaty with Russians

  • For example, for fruit rahdari was trifurcated according to the kind of fruit being transported, by what means of animal carriage, and whether the state or "chiefs and villagers" along the routes collected the dues.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • In Indo-European studies, there's always talk of active-stative languages, as an attempt to unite the Anatolian mi-class/hi-class dichotomy with the trifurcated present-aorist-perfective system preserved in non-Anatolian dialects.

    The active-stative mess

  • The screen is neatly trifurcated to allow viewing of multiple Web pages, each of which can be properly thought of as containing an "original work of authorship."

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  • The final chapter he had read well, he could scarcely say what had upset him most, the orgy in the middle of the Arabian desert in which Charles and Kaysa had both enthusiastically taken part, wallowing in perverted practices, or the intervention, disguised as a Bedouin tribesman, of the demon Kabadeus, later revealing in his nakedness his hermaphrodite body with huge female breasts and trifurcated member.

    Piranha to Scurfy & Other Stories

  • The battlements of the palace, cut square, show that it was built to that height by the Guelph faction; the trifurcated battlements of the belfry indicate a sudden change on the accession to power of the Ghibelline faction.

    Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume 7 Italy, Sicily, and Greece (Part One)

  • Collectively they show a market that is not just bifurcated but possibly trifurcated, with trophy assets commanding bidding wars, smaller assets languishing, particularly in secondary and tertiary markets; and distressed properties trickling onto the market as banks recycle assets at a relatively measured pace.

    Troubled and Trophy Assets Create Volatile Commercial Real Estate Pricing - Yahoo! Finance

  • This trifurcated entrance allows better although hardly great visibility of the interior from the street, but inside is a smashing bells-and-whistles display of items from the society's magnificent collections.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The project included erection of new 33 KV lines, installation of capacitors on the substations and erection of additional high tension lines, a senior official said and added that under this project, 100 overloaded feeders were planned to be bifurcated or trifurcated.

    The Times of India


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