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1. a forked bone, formed by the fusion of the two clavicles, in front of the breastbone in most birds; furcula.
2. Football.an offensive formation in which the fullback is positioned directly behind the quarterback and the two halfbacks are positioned farther behind and to the left and right, respectively.
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