Knee in a sentence

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Definition of Knee

  • In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg.
  • The joint, or region of the joint, between the thigh and leg.
  • In the horse and allied animals, the carpal joint, corresponding to the wrist in man.
  • A piece of timber or metal formed with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent.
  • A bending of the knee, as in respect or courtesy.
  • joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
  • the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee
  • hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

How to use knee in a sentence. Knee pronunciation.

As I looked into the dusk, my limbs trembled under me, for who should be sitting there, a half-finished chair between his knees, but Soolsby the old chair-maker!
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He appeared to be unconscious of David's pain-drawn face, as he sat with hands upon his knees, his head bent forward listening, as though lost to the world.
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There sat Mahommed watching, a neboot of dom-wood across his knees.
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I'll warrant ye, you fell upon your knees, and begg'd her Pardon, because you kept my Company; and Promis'd that you'd never do so no more!
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As the late M. de Vogue remarked, when little children sit on our knee and pelt us with questions that go to the roots of our philosophy, we get rid of the bother of it by telling the children to go away and play; but when a Tolstoi puts such questions, we cannot get rid of him so easily.
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One morning, at family prayer, I was led out to pray that we might see the Lord's working in our behalf that day, and I rose from my knees with perfect confidence that our hearts would be made to rejoice in God that day.
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One day, when he felt especially cast down, he retired to pray over the matter, and on his knees he besought the Lord to aid, as he despaired of help from any other source.
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Having resolved what he would do, he turned aside into a wood, and on his knees laid the matter before the Lord.
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When he knocked at the door _they were on their knees in prayer for help to be sent them_. By the aid of a few friends, the difficulty was at once met-but the timely succor was felt to be the divine response to prayer.
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The impression seized upon me irresistibly, _Bishop Simpson will not die_. I rose from my knees perfectly quiet.
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In the Winter after she was fifteen, she fell on the ice and hurt her left knee, so that it became weak and easy to slip out of joint.
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Moreover the knee which had been partially stiff for so many years was made entirely well.
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I sometimes vowed whilst upon my knees in prayer, to abstain from it and never touch it again, but I always attempted to do this in my own strength; hence I failed, being overcome by the almost irresistible influences it had upon my appetite, so long accustomed to the use.
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The widow at length arose from her knees, and was struck on seeing the shining money lying about her floor.
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I got down on my knees and opened it, laid my fingers on several of the promises, and claimed them as mine.
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I got up off my knees, and walked about some time.
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Repeatedly I fell on my knees with his wife, and asked the Lord for his conversion, when she came to me in the deepest distress of soul, on account of the most barbarous and cruel treatment that she had received from him in his bitter enmity against her for the Lord's sake.
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We went on our knees beseeching the Almighty to send relief, as he in his wisdom thought proper.
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He had scarcely finished it when a small dog ran to where he and his daughter were upon their knees, and barked so fiercely as to attract to the spot its owner, a wealthy Pennsylvania farmer,_ who was upon the mountain in search of cattle that he had lost for several days.
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For three years she suffered, until the leg was shrunken, stiff at the knee, shorter by some two inches than, the other, and the hip joint was being gradually drawn from its socket.
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Examples of Knee

Example #1
I drew near with a kind of fear, but yet I came to the door and looked in.
Example #2
Inside the hut all was still.
Example #3
A gasping sound came from the chair where Hylda sat; but he took no notice.
Example #4
He was a pleasure-lover, alas!
Example #5
Their eyes remained fixed upon each other for a moment.
Example #6
He glanced towards a corner near David's feet.