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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. knees

    Dagger-knees are those which are fixed rather obliquely to avoid an adjacent gun-port, or where, from the vicinity of the next beam, there is not space for the arms of two lodging-knees.--Lodging-knees are fixed horizontally in the ship's frame, having one arm bolted to the beam, and the other across two or three of the timbers.--Standard-knees are those which, being upon a deck, have one arm bolted down to it, and the other pointing upwards secured to the ship's side; such also, are the bits and channels.

Editors Contribution

  1. knees

    Plural noun of knee.

    She bent down on her knees to cut the flowerbeds back in the Autumn.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 3, 2016  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'knees' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3759

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'knees' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4015

Anagrams for knees »

  1. skene

  2. keens

How to pronounce knees?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knees in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knees in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of knees in a Sentence

  1. Protester Beth Dori:

    The ransom is for us to stop fighting. They want to bring the Brazilian people to their knees. they did this so they could do what theyre doing now with social security and workers rights laws.

  2. Erin Moran:

    A special shout out to Scott Baio, i already went on Twitter about you. I hope it finds you. You and my lil sis had a very very brief fling… Scott, I'd advise you to get on your knees and pray you never run into me.

  3. Donald Trump:

    You can see how loyal he is. … I could have said Mitt, drop to your knees, he would have dropped to his knees.

  4. Emiliano Zapata:

    It’s better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I don't know what happened to him, you can see how loyal he is. He was begging for my endorsement. I could have said, 'Mitt, drop to your knees.' He would have dropped to his knees.

Images & Illustrations of knees

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