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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Short brace or bracket between a post and a tie-beam, post and rafter, or any stiffener in a similar position in a timber frame.

2 Corbel or other...

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knee

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 25 words.

The adjective from knock knees, broken knees, etc., can now be safely spelt kneed (rather than knee’d); so

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Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 6 words.

The knee-joint and surrounding region.

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 105 words.

at your mother's (or father's) knee at an early age.

the bee's knees: see bee.

bow (or

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Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 525 words.

The knee joint combines mobility with strength. Mobility is required so that we can move our legs freely, and strength

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Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 524 words.

The knee joint combines mobility with strength. Mobility is required so that we can move our legs freely, and strength

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knee

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 762 words.

The knees and kneeling have many cultural and social associations. The joints themselves reveal mechanical and physiological features superbly appropriate

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Kneal

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

GB frequency 1881: 21 • Main GB location 1881: IoM

Manx: see Kneale.

Kneal, 1881 frequency.

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Knee

Domhnall MacAuley.

in Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 6247 words.

History - Examination - Special tests - Investigation of knee injuries - Medial collateral ligament - Rehabilitation after medial collateral ligament sprain (grade 2) - Lateral collateral...

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knee

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A right-angled timber or metal bar used for strengthening and for support at the points of intersection of ship's timbers in a wooden ship. They are of various kinds, such as a hanging...

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Knee

Roger Wolman.

in Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 4809 words.

The knee is a large, synovial, weightbearing joint. It is therefore exposed to considerable mechanical stress as a result of walking and other weightbearing activities which can lead to...

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