yoke
[ yohk ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Old English From geocian "to yoke, join together," from yoke (n.). Related: Yoked; yoking.
Synonyms
  • attach
  • bracket
Antonyms
  • detach
  • disconnect
Definition
a device for joining together a pair of draft animals, especially oxen, usually consisting of a crosspiece with two bow-shaped pieces, each enclosing the head of an animal; compare harness
Example
The farmhand had a hard time carrying the yoke from the carriage to the barn.
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