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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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say knees in sign language?

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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. Casey Brackley:

    I hit my knees and prayed.

  2. Swedish Proverb:

    Don't let your sorrow come higher than your knees.

  3. Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

    We would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.

  4. Allah Nazar:

    I would rather die standing up to live life on my knees.

  5. Dolores Ibarruri:

    It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees.

Images & Illustrations of knees

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