Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR YAKS

The band of dacoits approached and left the yaks in charge of two women.

They halted, and when I got near enough I claimed my two yaks back.

Next morning Mr. Landor and his two servants with two yaks arrived.

Having dismounted, he drew his sword and began chasing one of my yaks.

Many of them also are skilful hunters of yaks and antelopes.

I wonder why the yaks are so wild and difficult to handle this morning?

Do you think we can induce the yaks to swim across the river?

Once or twice when he had lost the track, the yaks led him back to it.

The yaks were skinned and quartered, and then carried home to the hut.

Caspar had no fear that he should be able to kill all the yaks they had seen.

WORD ORIGIN

"wild ox of central Asia," 1795, from Tibetan g-yag "male yak."

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.