bend

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bend

(bend) a flexure or curve; a flexed or curved part.
varolian bend  the third cerebral flexure in the developing fetus.
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Davies describes it as performed without much spring, with emphasis on bending the knees and "striking the feet firmly on the ground.
1 : to crouch by bending the knees fully so as to sit on or close to the heels