Yoking
Yoke Yoke, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Yoked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Yoking}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To put a yoke on; to join in or with a yoke; as, to yoke oxen, or pair of oxen. [1913 Webster]

2. To couple; to join with another. ``Be ye not unequally yoked with unbelievers.'' --2 Cor. vi. 14. [1913 Webster]

Cassius, you are yoked with a lamb. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To enslave; to bring into bondage; to restrain; to confine. [1913 Webster]

Then were they yoked with garrisons. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The words and promises that yoke The conqueror are quickly broke. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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