knee

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Synonyms for knee

hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped

the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

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Sunderland had infamously knocked out Newcastle in the play-off semi-finals with a Marco Gabbiadini and Eric Gates ram raid at St James's Park, but they then bowed the knee 1-0 to Ardiles' bright young Swindon side.
The Grand National finally bowed the knee to grey power after more than half a century.
Adam Scott bowed the knee to 5-1 outsider Hideto Tanihara, joint fifth at Hoylake last year, yesterday but, like Clarke, will have left the course in a positive frame of mind rather than a negative one.
If such people are to hold on, and hold out, they will have to find a sanctuary, a Church that has not bowed the knee to modernity, one that is the unashamed repository of teachings and traditions that date back to another King, one Jesus.
Newcastle bowed the knee to Manchester United for the second time in two days as the Reds' Reserves strolled to an easy victory at Kingston Park.