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  • n. Plural form of yokefellow.


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  • Below these were the zeugitai or yokefellows two hundred measures, and last were the thetes, who even into the fourth century endured certain limitations in the recognition of their civil status.


  • We were true yokefellows and did a great work on that charge, held fine revivals and had large ingatherings.

    The story of my life, or, More than a half century as I have lived it and seen it lived,

  • Literature and music were thus made to do beautiful service as yokefellows.

    Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, Volume I

  • No yokefellows were ever more truly one in spirit than "Uncle Charles and Aunt Sally."

    Charles Carleton Coffin War Correspondent, Traveller, Author, and Statesman

  • The most considerate of husbands often enjoy any quiet method of giving a sly tweak to some cherished peculiarity of their yokefellows; and there was the least suggestion of a smile hovering over my grandfather's face, – which smile, in your quiet man, means two things, – first, that he is going to have his own way in spite of all you can say, and, secondly, that he is quietly amused by your opposition.

    Oldtown Folks

  • The two yokefellows were excellently fitted to exasperate each other:

    Montcalm and Wolfe

  • This is bad enough; but the Frenchman adds that, in distributing his lashes, the peasant was obviously desirous of being impartial; or, if either of the yokefellows had a right to complain, certainly it was not the donkey.

    The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc

  • Those that in choosing yokefellows keep not at least within the bounds of a justifiable profession of religion cannot promise themselves helps meet for them.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume I (Genesis to Deuteronomy)

  • Women are their husbands 'yokefellows, their flesh and their bones; and he is not a man that hateth his own flesh, or that is bitter against it (Eph 5: 29).

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02

  • "In an ill hour indeed, Earl Atli," she answered, "an ill hour for thee and me, for, as thou hast said, eld and youth are strange yokefellows and pull different paths.

    Eric Brighteyes


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