knee-cap

knee-cap

an item of horse clothing; made of canvas or basil, it is wrapped around and strapped over the carpus for protection during traveling.
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He has been laid up with a hack, and once he slipped his knee-cap, but that was nothing.
1] From the bones of the Scelidotherium, including even the knee-cap, being intombed in their proper relative positions, and from the osseous armour of the great armadillo-like animal being so well preserved, together with the bones of one of its legs, we may feel assured that these remains were fresh and united by their ligaments, when deposited in the gravel together with the shells.
Two things I had acquired by my accident: an injured knee-cap that went undressed and from which I suffered for weary months, and the name of "Hump," which Wolf Larsen had called me from the poop.
said Sancho, "when I can't stir my knee-caps, for these boards I have bound so tight to my body won't let me.
Holmes, but when I got to that address it was a manufactory of artificial knee-caps, and no one in it had ever heard of either Mr.
There were shapely arches, built wholly of thigh bones; there were startling pyramids, built wholly of grinning skulls; there were quaint architectural structures of various kinds, built of shin bones and the bones of the arm; on the wall were elaborate frescoes, whose curving vines were made of knotted human vertebrae; whose delicate tendrils were made of sinews and tendons; whose flowers were formed of knee-caps and toe-nails.
When his knees were bared, Saxon could see the skin across the knee-caps was broken and gone.
It's an injury I suffered myself and I probably hadn't done enough work in building up the muscle around the knee-cap.
The bursa is a fluid sack in the knee, close to the knee-cap, and Haskell's became damaged by repeatedly going to ground in contact.
DERBY have been dealt a huge injury blow with the news that captain Shaun Barker faces a year out with a dislocated knee-cap.
The surgeon also carried out knee-cap stabilisation surgery for the first time, using soft-thread anchors instead of metal.
He'd been warned to stay away from the old pit shaft, All his mates would laugh aloud, and think him daft; A single fly buzzed around him, settling on his bruised, poking Knee-cap, to prod and play, A line of ants passed his foot, marching on - never colliding, he Shoved a brick in their way, They marched around it, distracted he smiled admiringly, they Were brave, He loped home, no lies, just the truth, he'd blame Tonto, it was The stagecoach they'd tried to save, He envied the fly, and the ants, so determined brave and free, Helping one another, They'd never have to limp back home with torn jeans having to face 'Me mother.