yoke·​fel·​low ˈyōk-ˌfe-(ˌ)lō How to pronounce yokefellow (audio)
: a close companion : mate

Word History

First Known Use

1526, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yokefellow was in 1526

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“Yokefellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yokefellow. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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yoke·​fel·​low ˈyōk-ˌfel-ō How to pronounce yokefellow (audio)
: a close companion
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