Complete Definition of "yoke"

English

Etymology
OE. term|geoc|ġeoc|langang, from proto|Indo-European|yugom. Cognate with Latin iugum, Sanskrit yugam "yoke" (see yoga), Old Church Slavonic term|scCyrl|иго|trigo|langcu (Russian term|scCyrl|иго|langru), Persian term|scfa-Arab|یوق|tryogh|lang=fa.

Pronunciation
yōk, /<tt>[email protected]</tt>/
IPA|/jəʊk/
Rhymes:English:-əʊk|Rhymes: -əʊk

Verb
en-verb|yok|ing

  1. to link or to join
  2. to unite, to connect

Noun
en-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.

Translations
trans-top|wooden bar
Albanian: zgjedhë f
Catalan: jou n
Croatian: igo n, jaram m
Czech: jařmo n
Danish: åg
Dutch: juk n
Esperanto: jugo
Estonian: ike
Finnish: ies
French: joug m
German: Joch n
trans-mid
Hungarian: iga, járom
Italian: giogo m
Korean: 겨리 (gyeori), 멍에 (meongE)
Kurdish: nîr m
Latin: iugum n
Old English: geoc|Ä¡eoc n
Slovak: jarmo n
Slovene: komat m, jarem m
Spanish: yugo m
Swedish: ok n
trans-bottom

;electromagnetic coil

;nautical yoke

trans-top|yoke of a shirt
trans-mid
Swedish: ok n
trans-bottom

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