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Yoke, vb. (cf. Unyoke) 1) trans. to put under a yoke: Ven. 1190. Metaphorically, == a) to bring into bondage, to subdue: Gent. I, 1, 40. H6A II, 3, 64. Troil. II, 1, 116. Tit. I, 30. b) to couple, to join: “unless thou y. thy liking to my will,” Lucr. 1633. “may my name be --d with his that did betray the Best,” Wint. I, 2, 419. “ever may your highness y. together . . . my doing well with my well saying,” H8 III, 2, 150. “you are --d with a lamb,” Caes. IV, 3, 110. “every bearded fellow that's but --d may draw with you,” Oth. IV, 1, 67 (== married). “if it be sin to say so, I y. me in my good brother's fault,” Cymb. IV, 2, 19. “nobly he --s a smiling with a sigh,” Cymb. IV, 2, 19
2) intr. to join, to be coupled: “on his neck her --ing arms she throws,” Ven. 592. “to sunder them that y. so well together,” H6C IV, 1, 23. “we'll y. together,” IV, 6, 49. “nor y. with him for tribune,” Cor. III, 1, 57.
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