yokefellow

yokefellow

[yohk-fel-oh]
noun
1.
an associate or companion, especially at work; partner.
2.
a spouse.
Also, yokemate [yohk-meyt] .


Origin:
1520–30; yoke1 + fellow, translation of Greek sýzygos

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yokefellow (ˈjəʊkˌfɛləʊ)
 
n
archaic a working companion

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