knee hole


an open space for the knees and legs, as under a desk.

1860–65; knee + hole Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
kneehole (ˈniːˌhəʊl)
a.  a space for the knees, esp under a desk
 b.  (as modifier): a kneehole desk

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