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Meaning of yoke

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
      2: an oppressive power; "under the yoke of a tyrant"; "they
         threw off the yoke of domination"
      3: two items of the same kind [syn: {couple}, {pair}, {twosome},
         {twain}, {brace}, {span}, {yoke}, {couplet}, {distich},
         {duo}, {duet}, {dyad}, {duad}]
      4: a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke; "pulled by a yoke
         of oxen"
      5: support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders
         that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
      6: a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so
         they move together [syn: {yoke}, {coupling}]
      7: stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they
         can work together as a team
      v 1: become joined or linked together
      2: link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together" [syn:
         {yoke}, {link}]
      3: put a yoke on or join with a yoke; "Yoke the draft horses
         together" [ant: {unyoke}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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