Yokefellow Yoke"fel`low, n. [Yoke + fellow.] An associate or companion in, or as in; a mate; a fellow; especially, a partner in marriage. --Phil. iv. 3. [1913 Webster]

The two languages [English and French] became yokefellows in a still more intimate manner. --Earle. [1913 Webster]

Those who have most distinguished themselves by railing at the sex, very often choose one of the most worthless for a companion and yokefellow. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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