From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Yokefellow \Yoke"fel`low\, n. [Yoke + fellow.]
   An associate or companion in, or as in; a mate; a fellow;
   especially, a partner in marriage. --Phil. iv. 3.
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         The two languages [English and French] became
         yokefellows in a still more intimate manner. --Earle.
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         Those who have most distinguished themselves by railing
         at the sex, very often choose one of the most worthless
         for a companion and yokefellow.          --Addison.
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