unyoke


un·yoke

verb \-ˈyōk\

Definition of UNYOKE

transitive verb
1
:  to free from a yoke or harness
2
:  to take apart :  disjoin
intransitive verb
1
archaic :  to unharness a draft animal
2
archaic :  to cease from work

Examples of UNYOKE

  1. <unyoke these two boats and tie them to the dock separately>

First Known Use of UNYOKE

before 12th century

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