underyoke

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English underyoken, underȝoken, perhaps from Old English *underġeocian (to subjugate; tame), from Old English underġeoc (accustomed to the yoke; tame), equivalent to under- +‎ yoke.

Verb[edit]

underyoke (third-person singular simple present underyokes, present participle underyoking, simple past and past participle underyoked)

  1. (transitive) To bring under yoke; make subject.

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