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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  

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  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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana:

    This virus has affected thousands of our people and has nearly brought our country to its knees, we all have a collective responsibility to break the chains of transmission by isolating the sick and reporting all known contacts, by not touching the dead ... We cannot be complacent. We must work together as a nation to end Ebola now.

  2. 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.

  3. Red Skelton:

    I personably believe that as long as we have the tree of the Christ Child in our living room and a wreath on the door and as long as men can kneel down and pray to God that there’ll be less men on their knees shooting guns in foxholes. Remember it’s the birthday of the Christ Child and not a holiday for the greedy and with this in mind, may I say Merry Christmas to you all and God bless you.”

  4. Sanders Sanders:

    Right now there are many pundits who believe that the only way a candidate can run a successful campaign is to have a super PAC, get down on one's knees before the millionaires and billionaires -- beg them for money, and what we are showing is we can run a people-oriented campaign funded by the people.

  5. Homer:

    He lives not long who battles with the immortals, nor do his children prattle about his knees when he has come back from battle and the dread fray.

Images & Illustrations of knees

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