Carrying pole

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 26 17:57:44 UTC 2010

So says the OED:

n1: 3. a. A frame fitted to the neck and shoulders of a person for
carrying a pair of pails, baskets, etc.


On 2/26/2010 12:47 PM, Steve Kl. wrote:
> Wouldn't that be a *yoke* ?

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