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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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
Dictionary Results for knee:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
knee
    n 1: hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and
         fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
         [syn: knee, knee joint, human knee, articulatio
         genus, genu]
    2: joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds
       to the human knee [syn: stifle, knee]
    3: the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering
       for the knee

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Knee \Knee\ (n[=e]), v. t.
   To supplicate by kneeling. [Obs.]
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         Fall down, and knee
         The way into his mercy.                  --Shak
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Knee \Knee\ (n[=e]), n. [OE. kne, cneo, As. cne['o], cne['o]w;
   akin to OS. knio, kneo, OFries. kn[imac], G. & D. knie, OHG.
   chniu, chneo, Icel. kn[=e], Sw. kn[aum], Dan. kn[ae], Goth.
   kniu, L. genu, Gr. go`ny, Skr. j[=a]nu, [root]231. Cf.
   Genuflection.]
   1. In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg.
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   2. (Anat.)
      (a) The joint, or region of the joint, between the thigh
          and leg.
      (b) In the horse and allied animals, the carpal joint,
          corresponding to the wrist in man.
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   3. (Mech. & Shipbuilding) A piece of timber or metal formed
      with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when
      bent.
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   4. A bending of the knee, as in respect or courtesy.
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            Give them title, knee, and approbation. --Shak.
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   Knee breeches. See under Breeches.

   Knee holly, Knee holm (Bot.), butcher's broom.

   Knee joint. See in the Vocabulary.

   Knee timber, timber with knees or angles in it.

   Knee tribute, or Knee worship, tribute paid by kneeling;
      worship by genuflection. [Obs.] "Knee tribute yet unpaid."
      --Milton.
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