"yoke" in the noun sense
fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
an oppressive power
"under the yoke of a tyrant"
"they threw off the yoke of domination"
3. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad
two items of the same kind
a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke
"pulled by a yoke of oxen"
support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
6. yoke, coupling
a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
"yoke" in the verb sense
become joined or linked together
2. yoke, link
link with or as with a yoke
"yoke the oxen together"
put a yoke on or join with a yoke
"Yoke the draft horses together"
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