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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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.
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.
He has been laid up with a hack, and once he slipped his knee-cap, but that was nothing.
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.
When his knees were bared, Saxon could see the skin across the knee-caps was broken and gone.
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.
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.
The 33-year-old is nearing two years out after breaking his knee-cap in a collision with John Rankin during a derby win against Dundee United in January, 2016.
Because somebody noticed her right knee-cap appears to be haunted by the face of Caspar the Friendly Ghost.
The aircraft engineer was forced to spend another lengthy period recovering after she broke her left knee-cap in half after a workplace accident.
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.