Definition of Kneecappings

1. Noun. (plural of kneecapping) ¹



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Definition of Kneecappings

1. kneecapping [n] - See also: kneecapping

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kneecappings

knee scooter
knee scooters
knee slapper
knee slappers
knee sock
knee socks
knee sprain
kneeboard
kneeboards
kneebrush
kneecap
kneecapped
kneecapper
kneecappers
kneecapping
kneecappings (current term)
kneecaps
kneed
kneedeep
kneedness
kneehole
kneehole desk
kneeholes
kneeing
kneeings
kneejerk
kneejerks
kneejoint
kneejointed
kneejoints

Literary usage of Kneecappings

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1. Children in Northern Ireland: Abused by Security Forces and Paramilitaries by Lois Whitman (1992)
"William Smith of Justice for All, said: A lot of people in the Protestant community support the UDA's beatings and kneecappings as a form of "rough justice" ..."

2. To Serve Without Favor: Policing, Human Rights, and Accountability in by Julia Hall (1997)
"... commonly referred to as "kneecappings," involved shots to the knee joints resulting in damage to the kneecaps, soft tissue, tendons, muscles, ..."

3. Dead Man Running by Martin McGartland (2000)
"... and try to bring some pressure to bear to stop IRA hit squads from inflicting kneecappings and punishment beatings on high-spirited Catholic teenagers. ..."

4. Guerrilla Warfare: Cause and Conflict by Walter R. Thomas (1981)
"... the Red Brigade was quick to claim credit for the attack, as they have been for similar acts throughout ltaly, including "kneecappings," murders, ..."

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