Definition of Genuflects

1. Verb. (third-person singular of genuflect) ¹



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Definition of Genuflects

1. genuflect [v] - See also: genuflect

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genuflects

genu of facial nerve
genu of internal capsule
genu recurvatum
genu valgum
genu valgums
genu varum
genua
genual
genucubital position
genuflect
genuflected
genuflecting
genuflection
genuflections
genuflective
genuflects (current term)
genuflexion
genuflexions
genuine
genuine fake
genuine fakes
genuine issue of material fact
genuine issues of material fact
genuinely
genuineness
genuinenesses
genupectoral position
genuphallations
genus

Literary usage of Genuflects

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The priest then turns to the table, genuflects, and takes the particle ... If a particle remain in the pyx, the priest genuflects, puts the pyx in the burse ..."

2. The Ceremonies of the Mass by William McGarvey, Charles Philip Augustus Burnett (1905)
"He makes the first swing as the Celebrant genuflects immediately after he ... First, when the Celebrant genuflects; next, when he elevates the host; and, ..."

3. Notes on the rubrics of the Roman Ritual. [With] by James O'Kane (1867)
"if there be only a few, on the patena: and keeping the thumb and index of each hand joined, he again genuflects and (the clerk having in the meantime said ..."

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