Y – Yoke
A Yoke of oxen.
To remember the collective noun for oxen, use the following mnemonic:
He didn't do it for a joke (yoke) – one of the oxen got up onto the cart because he really was afraid of the water.
Examples of yoke in a sentence:
The yoke of oxen worked in the fields.
A yoke of oxen was bought by the farmer.
It's amazing how much weight a yoke of oxen can pull.