Synonyms for yoke
Antonyms for yoke
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR YOKE
He riveted on the gods his enemies the yoke which had been resting on them.
They may win, and if they do, it will be our necks that will be put into the yoke--or the halter.
The yoke of the Genoese continued longest, and was the heaviest.
The smoking cattle held their noses low, and swayed beneath the yoke.
Once it was so huge that three hundred yoke of oxen could hardly move it.
I go out at daybreak, driving the oxen to field, and I yoke them to the plough.
The farmers from Euclid and Newburgh came in with twenty-eight yoke of cattle.
How often, and how soon, would she throw off the yoke if she could!
Attached to the oxen in any other way than by a yoke, the plough would be intolerable.
I was wondering if you could ever pass under the yoke again.
Old English geoc "yoke," earlier geoht "pair of draft animals," from Proto-Germanic *yukam (cf. Old Saxon juk, Old Norse ok, Danish aag, Middle Dutch joc, Dutch juk, Old High German joh, German joch, Gothic juk "yoke"), from PIE *jugom "joining" (see jugular). Figurative sense of "heavy burden, oppression, servitude" was in Old English.