from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • idiom (on bended knee) On one's knee or knees, as in supplication or submission.

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  • adjective archaic bent
  • verb archaic Simple past tense and past participle of bend.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective used of the back and knees; stooped


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