Yoke"fel`low (?), n. [Yoke + fellow.]
An associate or companion in, or as in; a mate; a fellow; especially, a partner in marriage.
Phil. iv. 3.
The two languages [English and French] became yokefellows in a still more intimate manner.
Those who have most distinguished themselves by railing at the sex, very often choose one of the most worthless for a companion and yokefellow.
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