ETYM Old Eng. yok, yoc, AS. geoc; akin to Dutch juk, Old High Germ. joh, German joch, Icel. and Swed. ok, Dan. aag, Goth. juk, Lith. jungas, Russ. igo, Latin jugum, Greek zygon, Skr. yuga, and to Latin jungere to join. Related to Join, Syzygy, Yuga, Zeugma.
1. A wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end.
2. A wooden frame used to join two draft animals at the neck so they can work together.
3. Connects two things so they move together; SYN. coupling.
4. A fitted part at the top of a garment, usually reaching from shoulder to shoulder.
Deo volovske zaprege, drvena naprava za prezanje volova.