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yoke Idioms & Phrases


Neck yoke

  • . (a) A bar by which the end of the tongue of a wagon or carriage is suspended from the collars of the harnesses. (b) A device with projecting arms for carrying things (as buckets of water or sap) suspended from one's shoulders .
Webster 1913

Neck yoke, Pig yoke

  • . See under Neck, and Pig.
Webster 1913

Pig yoke

  • (Naut.), a nickname for a quadrant or sextant.
Webster 1913

Valve yoke

  • (Mach.), a strap embracing a slide valve and connecting it to the valve stem.
Webster 1913

Yoke elm

  • (Bot.), the European hornbeam (Carpinus Betulus), a small tree with tough white wood, often used for making yokes for cattle.
Webster 1913

yoke-toed

Yoke"-toed` adjective
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) Having two toes in front and two behind, as the trogons and woodpeckers.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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