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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St Johnstone gave an almost carbon-copy performance to that of Dundee United who bowed the knee before Celtic on Saturday.
The Conservative Party under William Hague has bowed the knee to them.
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.