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  • s  having the knees abnormally close together and the ankles wide apart

  • Most celebrated of McNamara's confreres is Franco Georgetti, a small knock-kneed Italian who finished a sulky last in last week's race, but failed to butt his head against a wall .
  • Federal rifles barked and suddenly the General's horse, wounded, grew knock-kneed, whinneyed in agony, sagged and toppled.
  • The world's greatest swim sprinter is knock-kneed, rusty-haired Alan Robert Ford.
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  • Ana Veciana-Suarez: Best Christmas toys use a child’s imagination, not their thumbs
    I felt like a little girl all over again, pig-tailed and knock-kneed, eager to be left alone to play. One bin brimmed with sealed packages of shiny new jacks and little pink balls, another with a collection of Pickup Sticks. In this cramped back room of a funky Gainesville restaurant, there were also striped tops, harmonicas, several different versions of the cup and ball toss games, wooden ...
    Nov. 30, 2013 - Miami Herald

  • Ronnie Shikapwasha in
    You cannot expect Zambians to consider Clarke's referring to leaders as long-fingered baboons, knock-kneed giraffe, hungry crocodile and red-lipped snake as mere jokes,Lt. Gen. Shikapwasha said. "You can't go to UK and call the Queen names...
  • Cindy Klassen in Toronto Star
    It was funny because I stepped on to the ice and immediately I was knock-kneed,said Klassen. "You want to skate on your outer edge or the flat of your blade. Instantly, my feet went to the inner edge just because I'd been doing the...
  • Mike Van Ryn in (blog)
    It was awesome, but frustrating at the same time,Van Ryn said. "The whole anatomy in my leg changed. I went from being bowlegged to knock-kneed in my leg."

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