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2 entries found for yoke.
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Main Entry: 1yoke
Pronunciation: primarystressyomacrk
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural yokes
1 a : a wooden bar or frame by which two work animals (as oxen) are joined at their heads or necks for pulling a plow or load b : a frame fitted to a person's shoulders to carry a load in two equal portions c : a clamp or brace that holds or unites two parts
2 plural usually yoke : two animals yoked together
3 a : something that brings about a state of hardship, pain, or slavery b : SLAVERY 2a
4 : a fitted or shaped piece at the top of a skirt or at the shoulder of a garment

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