Just hearing Republicans say that they care, they really care, makes their knees go wobbly.
He sits with his elbows on his knees, his jailhouse tattoos a pale blue against the field of copper flesh.
Overcome by emotion, Brown choked up while trying to sing and eventually fell to his knees.
One counselor asked her to get on her knees during a therapy session, Robison said, and “beg his pardon for whatever I had done.”
The people in the first group were on their knees in the arena.
Priscilla, on her knees under the foresail, tugged at the anchor rope.
My knees are bowed, my hands are clasped in prayer— Good night, dear love!
The animal fell to its knees, struggled for a moment, and fell backward.
She was on her knees, wrapping in a beast's skin two pieces of a broken sword.
When he came to himself he fell on his knees before Peter and begged for mercy.
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.