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knee sb.: part of the body used in kneeling or curtseying; hence, kneeliing, prostration, curtsey R2 II. iii. 83, 1H4 IV. iii. 68 “with cap and knee,” Cor. V. iii. 57 “Your knees to me!,” Tim. III. vi. 108 “Cap and knee slaves,” IV. iii. 36 “give them title, knee, and approbation,” Oth. II. i. 84.
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    • William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, 5.3
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 4.3
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 2.3
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