kneehole

kneehole
/nee"hohl'/, n.
an open space for the knees and legs, as under a desk.
[1860-65; KNEE + HOLE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • kneehole desk — noun : a flat topped desk having a kneehole with flanking tiers of drawers …   Useful english dictionary

  • kneehole — noun Date: 1893 an open space (as under a desk) for the knees …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kneehole — noun A space for the knees (and lower legs), especially under a desk …   Wiktionary

  • kneehole — n. place for the knees (under a desk, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kneehole — noun a space for the knees, especially under a desk …   English new terms dictionary

  • kneehole — knee•hole [[t]ˈniˌhoʊl[/t]] n. fur an open space for the knees and legs, as under a desk • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • kneehole — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : an open space (as under a desk) for the knees …   Useful english dictionary

  • kneehole desk — noun A desk consisting of a flat surface resting on two columns of drawers with a space between for the legs …   Wiktionary

  • partners desk — noun Date: 1950 a large desk with an open kneehole which allows use of the desk by two people seated opposite each other …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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