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noun
  1. A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together.
  2. (figurative) A burden; something which represses or restrains a person.
  3. The electro-magnetic coil that deflects the electron beam in a CRT (Cathode Ray Tube).
  4. (nautical) A fitting placed across the head of the rudder with a line attached at each end by which a boat may be steered. In modern use it is primarily found in sailing canoes and kayaks.
  5. Common misspelling of yolk
  6. The part of a shirt that stretches over the shoulders, usually made out of a doubled piece of fabric. Or, a pair of fabric panels on trousers (especially jeans) or a skirt, across the back of the garment below the waistband.
  7. (context, informal, Ireland) An undefined object, a gadget.
  8. (context, informal, slang) A joke.
verb (yok, ing)
  1. to link or to join
  2. to unite, to connect

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