Definition Of yoke


a wooden crosspiece that is fastened over the necks of two animals and attached to the plow or cart that they are to pull.

The god told him that he would meet a cow that had never borne the weight of a yoke or plough.

put a yoke on (a pair of animals); couple or attach with or to a yoke.

a plow drawn by a camel and donkey yoked together

rob; mug.

two crackheads yoked this girl

something resembling or likened to a yoke, in particular.

Example Of yoke

  • a yoke of oxen

  • Artistic approach to the style has been undergoing modern transformation, emerging out from under the oppressive yoke of postmodernist theory.

  • By day he was working in a limestone quarry, carrying buckets of stones on a yoke .

  • Consider embroidering little trains or sailboats on overalls, or teddy bears or bunnies on the yoke of a dress.

  • Eliminate the collar and finish the neckline edge with the yoke lining according to the pattern guidesheet.

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