Definition of Kneepans

1. Noun. (plural of kneepan) ¹



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Definition of Kneepans

1. kneepan [n] - See also: kneepan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kneepans

kneeled
kneeler
kneelers
kneeless
kneelike
kneeling
kneeling chair
kneeling chairs
kneelingly
kneelings
kneels
kneen
kneepad
kneepads
kneepan
kneepans (current term)
kneepiece
kneepieces
knees
knees-up
knees-ups
kneesies
kneesock
kneesocks
kneidlach
knell
knelled
knelling
knells
knelt

Literary usage of Kneepans

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"said the old gentleman. " Step higher! Step now, or I'll crack open yer kneepans, ye robin's-egg." "Thinks he's having a bad time," remarked Ephraim. ..."

2. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"An old doctor came to me once (this is literal fact) with some contrivance or other for people with broken kneepans. As the patient would be confined for a ..."

3. Pedagogical Articles: Linen-measurer by Leo Tolstoy, Leo Wiener (1904)
"A connoisseur would also have said that there was only one stock in Russia which could produce such broad bones, such immense kneepans, such hoofs, ..."

4. The Autocrat of the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1907)
"... other for people with broken kneepans. As the patient would be confined for a good while, he might find it dull work to sit with his hands in his lap. ..."

5. The Primary Factors of Organic Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1904)
"A woman thirty-five years of age had both kneepans broken. Erysipelas and other complications prevented the use of the usual surgical appliances for keeping ..."

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