yoke englannista suomeksi
Frame around the neck, and related senses.
Any of various linking or supporting objects that resemble a yoke; a crosspiece, a curved bar etc. (defdate)
A frame worn on the neck of an animal, such as a cow, pig, or goose, to prevent passage through a fence. (defdate)
The part of an item of clothing which fits around the shoulders, or the hips, from which the rest of the garment hangs, and which is often distinguished by having a double thickness of material, or decorative flourishes. (defdate)
- (..) this city child was dressed in what was then called the "Kate Greenaway" manner, and her red cashmere frock, gathered full from the yoke, came almost to the floor.
1952, (w), ''Martha Quest'', Panther 1974, p. 23:
- The dresses her mother made looked ugly, even obscene, for her breasts were well grown, and the yokes emphasized them, showing flattened bulges under the tight band of material (..)
A similar device used as a controller.
2010, Jim Wendler, "Build an NFL Neck", ''Men's Fitness'' (April), page 73.
- Nothing says you're a dedicated lifter and true athlete more than a massive yoke—that is, the muscles of the neck, traps, and rear delts.
Pair of harnessed draught animals, and related senses.
A pair of animals, especially oxen, yoked together to pull something. (defdate)
1526, (w), trans. ''Bible'', Luke XIV:
- And another sayd: I have bought fyve yooke of oxen, and I must goo to prove them, I praye the have me excused.
A miscellaneous object; a gadget. (defdate)
Pill of a psychoactive drug.
Extended uses and quantities.
(circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act III scene ivhttp://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=merchantvenice&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl:
- (..)for in companions
- That do converse and waste the time together,
- Whose souls do bear an equal yoke of love,
- There must be needs a like proportion
- Of lineaments, of manners, and of spirits;(..)
An amount of work done with draught animals, lasting about half a day; a shift of work. (defdate)
''to work two yokes, i.e. to work both morning and afternoon''
(RQ:Orwell Animal Farm)
- (..) Muriel and Benjamin yoked themselves into an old governess-cart and did their share.
- The words and promises that yoke / The conqueror are quickly broke.
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