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Fork up   /fɔrk əp/   Listen
Fork up

To surrender someone or something to another.  Synonyms: deliver, fork out, fork over, hand over, render, turn in.  "Render up the prisoners" , "Render the town to the enemy" , "Fork over the money"

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"Fork up" Quotes from Famous Books

... would have a banvolete (ban-bo-la-te). Hand me two of them sticks, mama. Now, you see, like here would be the well and you cut a long stick as long as you could get it, with a fork up here in this here pole, and have this here stick in the fork of the pole. They'd bolt the cross piece down in the fork of the pole that was put in the ground right by the well, and have it so it would work up and down. They'd be a weight tied on the end of the other pole and they could sure draw ...
— Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves. - Texas Narratives, Part 2 • Works Projects Administration

Words linked to "Fork up" :   reach, bail, give, hand, turn over, hand over, turn in, render, pass, give away, pass on

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