What does the word yolk mean?

Usage examples for yolk

  1. To the yolk add milk, sugar and grape juice, and pour into glass. – The-Suffrage-Cook-Book by Kleber, L. O., Mrs.
  2. When warm through, add the cream and the yolk of an egg; stir it well round, and, when getting thick, take out the pieces, lay them on a hot dish, and pour the sauce over. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  3. The oblong eggs by connoisseurs are placed Above the round for whiteness and for taste: Procure them for your table without fail, For they're more fleshy, and their yolk is male. – The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry by Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A.