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kneeler

[nee-ler] /ˈni lər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that kneels.
2.
a bench, pad, or the like, to kneel on.
3.
a stone for supporting inclined masonry, as coping stones.
4.
knee (def 8).
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see kneel, -er1
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Examples from the web for kneeler
  • When boarding, ask the driver to activate the kneeler to lower the bus.
  • kneeler is a piece of furniture used for resting in a kneeling position.
  • A garden or gardening kneeler is a piece used for kneeling during gardening.

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