a protective covering, usually knitted, for the knee.
to cripple (a person) by shooting in the knee: Terrorists were kneecapping prospective jurors.
- kneecapper, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for kneecap
(esp of certain terrorist groups) to shoot (a person) in the kneecap, esp as an act of retaliation
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Scientific definitions for kneecap
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