Knee

Definition of Knee

Pronunciation:
n.1.In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg.
2.(Anat.) The joint, or region of the joint, between the thigh and leg.
3.(Mech. & Shipbuilding) A piece of timber or metal formed with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent.
4.A bending of the knee, as in respect or courtesy.
Give them title, knee, and approbation.
- Shak.
Knee breeches
See under Breeches.
Knee holly
(Bot.) butcher's broom.
Knee joint
See in the Vocabulary.
Knee timber
timber with knees or angles in it.
Knee tribute
tribute paid by kneeling; worship by genuflection.
- Milton.
v. t.1.To supplicate by kneeling.
Fall down, and knee
The way into his mercy.
- Shak

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L, angle, ankle, apex, articulation, bayonet legs, bend, bifurcation, bight, boot, boundary, bowlegs, butt, calf, cant, cervix, chevron, clinch, closure, cnemis, coin, connecting link, connecting rod, connection, corner, coupling, crank, crook, crotchet, deflection, dogleg, dovetail, drumstick, elbow, ell, embrace, foreleg, fork, furcation, gamb, gambrel, gigot, gliding joint, ham, hind leg, hinge, hinged joint, hip, hock, hook, inflection, interface, jamb, join, joining, joint, juncture, kick, knuckle, leg, limb, link, miter, mortise, neck, nook, pivot, pivot joint, podite, point, popliteal space, punt, quoin, rabbet, scarf, scissor-legs, seam, shank, shin, shoulder, stems, stitch, stumps, suture, swerve, symphysis, tarsus, tie rod, toggle, toggle joint, trotters, union, veer, vertex, weld, wrist, zag, zig, zigzag
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