from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having knees: used chiefly in composition, as in knock-kneed.
  • Marked with or by the knees; bulging at the knees, as a pair of trousers.
  • In anat., zoöl., and botany, geniculate; bent at an angle, and protuberant at the bending, like the knee; having a swollen joint in a bent axis. Also knee-jointed. See cut under geniculate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having knees;- used chiefly in composition
  • adjective (Bot.) Geniculated; forming an obtuse angle at the joints, like the knee when a little bent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective in combination Having some specific type of knee or knees.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of knee.


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