knock-kneed


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having the knees abnormally close together and the ankles wide apart

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DULCE ET DECORUM EST Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge.
For $1,000 a trip, The New York Times reports, fishing guide Chris Brackett takes groups of four out on the Illinois River for bow hunting trips, during which even the most knock-kneed Dramamine-popping amateur is sure to catch something.
When he was trying to complete a picture of the 1,000 Guineas winner Tranquil and her jockey, trainer and lads, the Earl decreed that trainer Charles Morton was painted out for the sin, it would appear, of being knock-kneed.
If you are bow-legged or knock-kneed, you are more likely to get osteoarthritis," Messier points out.
Besides, the knee of the supporting leg in female players took a more knock-kneed, or valgus, position, putting more stress on the outside of the knee joint.
but at least stable; NO MEAN FEET Renee balances on tip-toe, goes all knock-kneed and sticks her bum out to avoid a tumble; TALL ORDER Kate Hudson and Liz Hurley struggling in their stilettos
Measure the intermalleolar distance in the knock-kneed with the recurvatum corrected and the knees lightly pressed together to qauntitate knock-knees.
You've just got to go in with a machine gun and get all knock-kneed about it.
But knock-kneed or not, Hayman is still happy to help out any way he can, and has spent the week poring over lineouts with compatriot Mark Sorenson, and forwards coaches Stuart Grimes and Ian Peel.
Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we curse through sludge', Across the strip, Wondering why Allah has forsaken us.
As a YOUNG boy growing up in Starkville, I was awful at sports, all butterfingered and knock-kneed.
Th + n the dew + drop picked up speed And hit 2 knock-kneed cents + ipedes.
Brown, from Atlanta, wrote poems about living in - and away from - the South in a book-length manuscript, "Song of The Knock-Kneed Grit.
Successful athletes are lithe, composed and confident - so a flat-footed, knock-kneed novice was always going to stand out in a crowd of accomplished runners.