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Yoking

Yoke \Yoke\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Yoked; p. pr. & vb. n. Yoking.]

  1. To put a yoke on; to join in or with a yoke; as, to yoke oxen, or pair of oxen.

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

    Cassius, you are yoked with a lamb.
    --Shak.

  3. To enslave; to bring into bondage; to restrain; to confine.

    Then were they yoked with garrisons.
    --Milton.

    The words and promises that yoke The conqueror are quickly broke.
    --Hudibras.

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yoking

n. The act or period of something being yoked. vb. (present participle of yoke English)

Usage examples of "yoking".

One favorite scenario seemed to be Sullivan sitting in a chair while she played the role of interrogator, yoking him from behind or inflicting other punishments.

If only she could accomplish the same yoking of her spirit that they had with this aquifer drain it, control it, make it sane.

If only she could accomplish the same yoking of her spirit that they had with this aquifer—drain it, control it, make it sane.