Yolk in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is yolk a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word yolk is a Scrabble US word. The word yolk is worth 11 points in Scrabble:

Y4O1L1K5

Is yolk a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word yolk is a Scrabble UK word and has 11 points:

Y4O1L1K5

Is yolk a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word yolk is a Words With Friends word. The word yolk is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

Y3O1L2K5

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Valid words made from Yolk

You can make 9 words from 'yolk' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'yolk'

YOLK 11 

3 letters words from 'yolk'

LOY 6YOK 10

2 letters words from 'yolk'

KO 6KY 9
LO 2OK 6
OY 5YO 5

All 4 letters words made out of yolk

yolk oylk ylok lyok olyk loyk yokl oykl ykol kyol okyl koyl ylko lyko yklo kylo lkyo klyo olky loky okly koly lkoy kloy

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word yolk. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in yolk.

Definitions and meaning of yolk

yolk

Alternative forms

  • yelk (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English yolke, yelke, ȝolke, ȝelke, from Old English ġeolca, ġeoloca, ġioleca (the yellow part, yolk), from ġeolu (yellow).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /jəʊk/
  • Rhymes: -əʊk
  • (US) IPA(key): /joʊ(l)k/, /jɔlk/
  • Homophone: yoke

Noun

yolk (countable and uncountable, plural yolks)

  1. The yellow, spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the white albumen, and serves as nutriment for the growing young.
    Coordinate term: egg white
  2. The grease in a sheep's fleece.
    • 1846, The Cultivator (page 270)
      Wool-growers appear to entertain different opinions in regard to the effect which yolk has on the value of the fleece. Some seem to suppose that the aggregate amount which they receive for their wool is increased from the greater weight which it possesses by being charged with this substance []

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Further reading

  • yolk on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Shetlands) yes carl.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)