/ boʊlstə(r) /
Množina reči bolster je bolsters.
ETYM AS. bolster; akin to Icel. boelstr, Swed. and Dan. bolster, Old High Germ. bolstar, polstar, German polster; from the same root as Eng. bole stem, bowl hollow vessel. Related to Bulge, Poltroon.
A pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows; SYN. long pillow.
/ joʊk /
Množina reči yoke je yokes.
brace · couple · couplet · coupling · distich · dua · duet · duo · dyad · pair · span · twain · twosome
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.