American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A swelling of the bursa in front of the patella just beneath the skin, caused by trauma, such as that brought about by excessive kneeling.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) a swelling over the knee, due to an enlargement of the bursa in the front of the kneepan; -- so called because frequently occurring in servant girls who work upon their knees.
- n. swelling of the bursa in the knee (due to trauma or excessive kneeling)
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