- an associate or companion, especially at work; partner.
- a spouse.
Also yoke·mate [yohk-meyt] /ˈyoʊkˌmeɪt/.
Origin of yokefellow
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Examples from the Web for yokemate
I noticed later that he always looked at people sidewise, as a work-horse does at its yokemate.My Antonia
- archaic a working companion
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