1. Verb.  To link or to join.
  2. Verb.  To unite, to connect.
  3. Noun.  A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together.
  4. Noun.  A pair (of animals, especially oxen).
  5. Noun.  A frame made to fit the neck and shoulders of a person, used for carrying a pair of buckets, etc., one at each end of the frame.
  6. Noun.  (figuratively) A burden; something which represses or restrains a person.
  7. Noun.  The part of a shirt that stretches over the shoulders, usually made out of a doubled piece of fabric. Or, a pair of fabric panels on trousers (especially jeans) or a skirt, across the back of the garment below the waistband.
  8. Noun.  (bodybuilding) Well-developed muscles of the neck and shoulders.
  9. Noun.  (aviation) The column-mounted control wheel of an aircraft.
  10. Noun.  (electronics) The electro-magnetic coil that deflects the electron beam in a CRT (Cathode Ray Tube).
  11. Noun.  (nautical) A fitting placed across the head of the rudder with a line attached at each end by which a boat may be steered. In modern use it is primarily found in sailing canoes and kayaks.
  12. Noun.  (context, agriculture) An alternative name for a cowpoke.
  13. Noun.  (context, informal) An undefined object, a gadget.
  14. Noun.  (misspelling of, yolk) .

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