kneeler

noun

kneel·​er ˈnē-lər How to pronounce kneeler (audio)
1
: one that kneels
2
: something (such as a cushion or board) to kneel on

Examples of kneeler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For more gardening tool inspiration, check out more kneelers, stools, and gardening pads below. Stephanie Osmanski, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 May 2024 Use it as a bath kneeler when the baby transitions to the big tub. Maya Polton, Parents, 29 Mar. 2024 Inside, hardly larger than a coat cupboard, was a confessional, a small kneeler facing a lattice screen. Carolyn Wells, Longreads, 20 Mar. 2024 Hearing the command, Lulu, a therapy dog who comforts mourners at Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services in Westchester County, New York, puts her paws up onto the kneeler and tilts her head down. Marlene Cimons, Miami Herald, 31 Jan. 2024 At bath time, guests can request baby bath products, a tub, and a kneeler. Skye Sherman, Travel + Leisure, 12 Aug. 2023 The plastic stool and kneeler has a plush seat made of EVA (ethylene-vinyl acetate) foam that will keep you comfortable—even while digging in the dirt. Gabriela Izquierdo, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Apr. 2023 Keep in Mind This is just a kneeling pad rather than a kneeler that doubles as a seat. Renee Freemon Mulvihill, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 May 2023 The well-meaning priest is remembered for telling Jerry Seinfeld how to use the kneeler in a confessional and dispensing advice that dissolved into irreverent religious jokes. The Indianapolis Star, 9 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of kneeler was in the 14th century

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“Kneeler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kneeler. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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