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Old English ġeoc, from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm. Cognate with Latin iugum (English jugular), Sanskrit युग (yugá), “‘yoke, team’”), Old Church Slavonic иго (igo) (Russian иго), Persian یوغ (yogh). Compare yoga.
Third person singular
- A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together.
- (figuratively) A burden; something which represses or restrains a person.
- The electro-magnetic coil that deflects the electron beam in a CRT (Cathode Ray Tube).
- (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.
- Common misspelling of yolk
- 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.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An undefined object, a gadget.
- (aviation) The column-mounted control wheel of an aircraft.
- electromagnetic coil
- nautical yoke
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