Definition of yokewise in US English:

yokewise

adverb

  • In the manner or form of a yoke; specifically (with reference to position or alignment) transversely, crosswise, horizontally.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Barnabe Googe (1540–1594), poet and translator. From yoke + -wise.

Pronunciation

yokewise

/ˈjəʊkwʌɪz/