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  • n. The act of destroying the kneecaps of (a person), usually by shooting at the knees, as a punishment carried out by criminals or terrorists.
  • n. An act of this type of punishment.


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  •     Started by Australopithecus, these are

        time-honoured Creeds (and all unHoly doubters

        shall be enlightened by Pious devices:

        mayhems of tinytots, low-flying hardwares,

        kneecappings, letterbombs, deaths of the firstborns,

    total extinctions of infidel unclean wrong-godded others).

    - Peter Reading, Going On, 1985

    June 19, 2009