Tamil Dictionary definitions for Yoke

Yoke : நுகத்தடி

Yoke : நுகத்தடி,நுகம்

Yoke : நுகத்தடி

Yoke : நுகத்தடி

Yoke definition


  1. A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together.
  2. A frame or piece resembling a yoke, as in use or shape.
  3. A frame of wood fitted to a person's shoulders for carrying pails, etc., suspended on each side; as, a milkmaid's yoke.
  4. A frame worn on the neck of an animal, as a cow, a pig, a goose, to prevent passage through a fence.
  5. A frame or convex piece by which a bell is hung for ringing it. See Illust. of Bell.
  6. A crosspiece upon the head of a boat's rudder. To its ends lines are attached which lead forward so that the boat can be steered from amidships.
  7. A bent crosspiece connecting two other parts.
  8. A tie securing two timbers together, not used for part of a regular truss, but serving a temporary purpose, as to provide against unusual strain.
  9. A band shaped to fit the shoulders or the hips, and joined to the upper full edge of the waist or the skirt.
  10. Fig.: That which connects or binds; a chain; a link; a bond connection.
  11. A mark of servitude; hence, servitude; slavery; bondage; service.
  12. Two animals yoked together; a couple; a pair that work together.
  13. The quantity of land plowed in a day by a yoke of oxen.
  14. A portion of the working day; as, to work two yokes, that is, to work both portions of the day, or morning and afternoon.

Transitive verb.

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

Intransitive verb. To be joined or associated; to be intimately connected; to consort closely; to mate.