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kneeler

Syllabification: kneel·er
Pronunciation: /ˈnēlər
 
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Definition of kneeler in English:

noun

1A person who kneels, especially in prayer.
Example sentences
  • Instantly the kneelers and the standers joined her.
1.1A cushion or bench for kneeling on.
Example sentences
  • Furniture takes the form of either long, low timber benches, or blond wood chairs, equipped with kneelers.
  • They stood - for there are no pews or kneelers - and made the deep bows and innumerable signs of the cross as they followed the lengthy liturgies with a quiet intensity.
  • He knelt down on the kneeler, and crossed his hands.

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