AskDefine | Define yoking

The Collaborative Dictionary

Yoke \Yoke\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Yoked; p. pr. & vb. n. Yoking.] [1913 Webster]
To put a yoke on; to join in or with a yoke; as, to yoke oxen, or pair of oxen. [1913 Webster]
To couple; to join with another. "Be ye not unequally yoked with unbelievers." --2 Cor. vi.
[1913 Webster] Cassius, you are yoked with a lamb. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
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]

English

Verb

yoking
  1. present participle of yoke
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