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Bend your knees when you pick up heavy objects.
We were up to our knees in mud.
She wore a black dress reaching to just above the knee.
Her knees buckled and she fell to the floor.
Shirley sat in the corner, hugging her knees.
a serious knee injury
He dropped to his knees and started praying.
This is the American English definition of knee. View British English definition of knee.
old and no longer in good condition