Definition of yokelet in US English:

yokelet

noun

historical
  • In Kent: a unit of area of arable land. Hence: a small landholding of the size of one yokelet.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Royal Charter: Coenwulf of Mercia & Cuthred of Kent to Wulfhard. From yoke + a second element of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation

yokelet

/ˈjəʊklɪt/