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  • noun Plural form of yoak.


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  • And lastly, the _viburnum_, or way-faring-tree, growing also plentifully in every corner, makes pins for the yoaks of oxen; and superstitious people think, that it protects their cattel from being bewitch’d and us’d to plant the shrub about their stalls; ’tis certainly the most plyant and best bands to fagot with.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees


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