\jˈə͡ʊk], \jˈəʊk], \j_ˈəʊ_k]\
Definitions of YOKE
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
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By Noah Webster.
A wooden frame to couple oxen together for work; a frame of wood fitted to a person's shoulders for carrying a bucket, etc., hanging from each end; a band or piece of cloth cut to fit the shoulders or hips to support a garment; that which binds or connects; a bond or tie; a mark or sign of slavery; hence, bondage; two animals yoked together; as, a yoke of oxen; also, a couple, or a pair that work together.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A piece of timber, hollowed or made curving near each end, and fitted with bows for receiving the necks of oxen, by means of which two are connected for drawing; a frame of wood fitted to a person's shoulders for carrying a pail, &c., suspended on each side; a mark of servitude; slavery; bondage; a chain; a hond of connection; a couple; a pair; service; a frame at the head of a boat's rudder, from the end of which are lines by which the boat is steered.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A curved wooden collar by which a pair of oxen are joined together for the purpose of drawing a plough or waggon; a light bar of wood with straps and hooks at the ends, placed over the shoulders for carrying water-buckets or milk-pails; a piece of wood with two arms placed over the head of a boat's rudder instead of a tiller, and having two lines, by pulling on which the boat is steered; a mark or state of servitude; bondage; any bond or connection; a couple or pair, as of oxen; in Scrip., service.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Anglo-Saxon] That which connects or binds; bond of connection;-specifically, the frame of wood by which two oxen are fastened together for drawing;-a frame of wood fitted to a person's shoulders for carrying a pail, suspended on each side;-a frame or convex piece by which a bell is hung for ringing it;-a frame at right angles to the head of a boat is steered;-a mark of servitude; hence, slavery; bondage; service;-two animals yoked together; a couple; a pair that work together.