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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. kneesnoun

    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

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  1. Alex
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  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. Natalie Wood:

    I literally live in pain 24/7, it’s degenerative and there’s nothing that at my stage that can be done … Unfortunately, I lived with it for a very long time and I just kept my mouth shut, which is probably not the smartest thing to do. So now I ’m dealing with it on both knees. I’ve been told I have absolutely no cartiidge left on my neck. My hands are a nightmare. And I ’m just waiting to see what else starts hurting at this point … Unfortunately, there’s just nothing that can be done about that. I ’m just trying to deal with it the best I can. You take your high blood pressure medicine, a lot of vitamins, and hope for the best.

  2. Marion Howard:

    Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night.

  3. Abraham Lincoln:

    I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day.

  4. Joo Pedro Stedile:

    Lula has been kidnapped by the bourgeoisie, the ransom is for us to stop fighting. They want to bring the Brazilian people to their knees.

  5. Talia Savren-McCormick:

    We were in the front, looking around, and she [ Hayden Hatfield Ryals ] came in and immediately came over to Skye and dropped to her knees, skye gave her a big hug. The whole night Hayden Hatfield Ryals were sitting together.

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