kneepiece

[ nee-pees ]
/ ˈniˌpis /

noun

a piece of armor for protecting the knee, as a poleyn.

Nearby words

  1. kneel,
  2. kneeler,
  3. kneeling bus,
  4. kneepad,
  5. kneepan,
  6. knees-up,
  7. kneesies,
  8. kneidel,
  9. knell,
  10. kneller

Origin of kneepiece

First recorded in 1660–70; knee + piece

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