Definitions of yoke:
  • noun:   stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
  • noun:   fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun:   a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
  • noun:   support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
  • noun:   a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke
    Example: "Pulled by a yoke of oxen"
  • noun:   an oppresssive power
    Example: "Under the yoke of a tyrant"
  • noun:   two items of the same kind
  • verb:   put a yoke on or join with a yoke
    Example: "Yoke the draft horses together"
  • verb:   link with or as with a yoke
    Example: "Yoke the oxen together"
  • verb:   become joined or linked together
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #34371)

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