At 15, she developed iliotibial band syndrome, injuring her knee, and had to surrender her dream.
He and Annie, who is 92, have had knee replacements—one for him, two for her.
I was hit in the left knee, but the bullet only grazed my knee.
Without bending your knee, kick your right leg while extending your left arm out in front of you to touch your toe.
knee deep in mud, sweat mixing with rain, they forced the Land Rover through the jungle.
Once pinned, with my knee on what I made out to be its chest, I knew that I was victor.
She merely turned her head and rubbed his knee with her nose.
Not a hint that he ever kissed a woman or ever took a little child upon his knee.
He had somehow injured his knee that he could not walk a step.
Persis sat cross-legged, a smoking Sultana, her chin on the back of one hand, one elbow on one knee.
Old English cneo, cneow "knee," from Proto-Germanic *knewam (cf. Old Norse kne, Old Saxon kneo, Old Frisian kni, Middle Dutch cnie, Dutch knie, Old High German kniu, German Knie, Gothic kniu), from PIE root *g(e)neu- (cf. Sanskrit janu, Avestan znum, Hittite genu "knee;" Greek gony "knee," gonia "corner, angle;" Latin genu "knee"). Knee-slapper "funny joke" is from 1955.
early 13c., "to bend the knee, kneel," from Old English cneowian, from cneow (see knee (n.)). The meaning "to strike with the knee" is first recorded 1892. Related: Kneed; kneeing.
The joint between the thigh and the lower leg, formed by the articulation of the femur and the tibia and covered anteriorly by the patella.
The region of the leg that encloses and supports this joint.