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knee

noun

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knee

verb

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The first known use of knee was before the 12th century

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kneads

knee

knee breeches

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“Knee.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knee. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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