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Definitions of yoke
n. - A clamp or similar piece that embraces two other parts to hold or unite them in their respective or relative positions, as a strap connecting a slide valve to the valve stem, or the soft iron block or bar permanently connecting the pole pieces of an electromagnet, as in a dynamo. 2
n. - A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together. 2
n. - A frame or piece resembling a yoke, as in use or shape. 2
n. - A frame of wood fitted to a person's shoulders for carrying pails, etc., suspended on each side; as, a milkmaid's yoke. 2
n. - A frame worn on the neck of an animal, as a cow, a pig, a goose, to prevent passage through a fence. 2
n. - A frame or convex piece by which a bell is hung for ringing it. See Illust. of Bell. 2
n. - A crosspiece upon the head of a boat's rudder. To its ends lines are attached which lead forward so that the boat can be steered from amidships. 2
n. - A bent crosspiece connecting two other parts. 2
n. - A tie securing two timbers together, not used for part of a regular truss, but serving a temporary purpose, as to provide against unusual strain. 2
n. - A band shaped to fit the shoulders or the hips, and joined to the upper full edge of the waist or the skirt. 2
n. - Fig.: That which connects or binds; a chain; a link; a bond connection. 2
n. - A mark of servitude; hence, servitude; slavery; bondage; service. 2
n. - Two animals yoked together; a couple; a pair that work together. 2
n. - The quantity of land plowed in a day by a yoke of oxen. 2
n. - A portion of the working day; as, to work two yokes, that is, to work both portions of the day, or morning and afternoon. 2
v. t. - To put a yoke on; to join in or with a yoke; as, to yoke oxen, or pair of oxen. 2
v. t. - To couple; to join with another. 2
v. t. - To enslave; to bring into bondage; to restrain; to confine. 2
v. i. - To be joined or associated; to be intimately connected; to consort closely; to mate. 2

The word "yoke" uses 4 letters: E K O Y.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after yoke (in bold), or to ekoy in any order:
d -   yoked   h -   hokey   j -   jokey   l -   yokel   p -   pokey   s -   yokes  

Shorter words found within yoke:
key   oe   oke   oy   ye   yo   yok  

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