knock-kneed


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having the knees abnormally close together and the ankles wide apart

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Knock-kneed, bucktoothed, I stand with a small golf bag slung
Fifteen years ago I was told by a personal trainer to never run because of my unique ability to be knock-kneed and bow-legged.
Michael Syrimis, The Great Black Spider on its Knock-kneed Tripod: Reflections of Cinema in Early Twentieth-century Italy, University of Toronto Press: Ontario, 2012; 357 pp.
Women have wider hips and tend to experience valgus collapse--which is landing in a knock-kneed position--when they jump or cut," explains Katherine Coyner, an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.
Emin's drawings were the focus on the Lower East Side, where the show included a wide selection of monoprint and gouache-on-paper self-portraits, featuring frontal depictions of the artist seated, legs splayed or shut knock-kneed, hands draped at her sides or clutching her head in some spasm of sorrow.
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.
The great black spider on its knock-kneed tripod; reflections of cinema in early twentieth-century Italy.
WASHINGTON -- She walked with a knock-kneed gait, with a heel like a chimp but the upright posture of a human, and she may provide the most complete evidence yet of early man's closest ancestor, scientists said Thursday.
But behind every high-profile case which thrusts these issues into the public eye, the terms of debate seemingly already knock-kneed and fully formed, there are simmering philosophical divides among those with an active interest in propelling social discourse around the subject.
39 When the night mail's Mare ready to depart The curfew tolls the knell of Wind by Ted Hughes parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,
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.
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
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.