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KNEE, noun nee. [Latin genu.]
1. In anatomy, the articulation of the thigh and leg bones.
2. In ship-building, a piece of timber somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent, having two branches or arms, and used to connect the beams of a ship with her sides or timbers.
KNEE, verb transitive nee. To supplicate by kneeling. [Not used.]
KNEE-CROOKING, adjective nee'crooking. Obsequious.
KNEED, adjective need. Having knees; as in-kneed, out-kneed.
1. In botany, geniculated; forming an obtuse angle at the joints, like the knee when a little bent; as kneed-grass.
KNEE-DEEP, adjective nee'-deep. Rising to the knees; as water or snow knee-deep
KNEE-HIGH, adjective nee-hi. Rising to the knees; as water knee-high
KNEE-HOLLY, noun nee'holly. A plant of the genus Ruscus.
KNEE'HOLM, noun nee'home. Kneeholly.
KNEEL, verb intransitive neel. To bend the knee; to fall on the knees; sometimes with down.
As soon as you are dressed, kneel down and say the Lord's prayer.
KNEE'LER, noun nee'ler. One who kneels or worships by kneeling.
KNEE'LING, participle present tense nee'ling. Falling on the knees.
KNEE'PAN, noun nee'pan. The round bone on the fore part of the knee.
KNEE-TRIBUTE, noun nee'tribute. Tribute paid by kneeling; worship or obeisance by genuflection.