Adjective "Yoking" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Yoking


    Definition:

    1. a device for joining together a pair of draft animals, especially oxen, usually consisting of a crosspiece with two bow-shaped pieces, each enclosing the head of an animal.Compare harness (def 1).

    2. a pair of draft animals fastened together by a yoke: five yoke of oxen.

    3. something resembling a yoke or a bow of a yoke in form or use.

    4. a frame fitting the neck and shoulders of a person, for carrying a pair of buckets or the like, on

    Origin:
    yoke

    Examples:

    "stickstorms can be yoking."