Part of speech: noun

The joint between the thigh and the leg in man; a like joint in other animals, as the horse or cow.

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Usage examples "knee":

  1. She slipped down from his knee. - "Jewel A Chapter In Her Life", Clara Louise Burnham.
  2. For answer Frank Morrison made a desperate struggle to rise, but he was quite helpless under the strong pressure of his opponent's knee. - "A Double Knot", George Manville Fenn.
  3. There was no doubt on that point when he dropped on one knee beside the man, and he nodded as he glanced at the trooper. - "By Right of Purchase", Harold Bindloss.