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  • adj. Alternative spelling of knee-deep.


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  • The miller, kneedeep in midstream, stood to look on critically as Elis drove in his murderous stake, and bedded it firmly through the tenacious mattress of weed into the soil under the bank.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • At the last second, Gene dove headfirst into the kneedeep muck along the shore, just as Mold Man soared through the sky like an asteroid.


  • Bill Clinton, currently kneedeep in New Hampshire, understands that his party is handicapped by the perception that it wants to take people's money and give it to "public employees or poor people who won't spend it right."

    The Politics Of Bitter Vigilance

  • Steaming manhole covers leap like antelope under pressure once you get to naked you can't go elsewhere but dreams of plunging into pools of ice tea and lemonade wading kneedeep in cole slaw my ice cream's now vichysoisse so unlike Blanche Du Bois I prefer strangers unthawed there should be a law against mercury's rise past seventy-five stop this streetcar turn me over

    Streetcar Named Afire

  • Suddenly moviegoers are kneedeep in Hollywood remakes of tony foreign films.

    Hollywood: We Stink

  • Egypt; who have cut the Red Sea in two; who have conquered two kings so tall that at the time of the flood they were not kneedeep in water?

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It snowed at last this past winter, kneedeep, and now it has been raining for days.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Presently the ground gave rich and oozy under my feet; but I was desperate and went headlong into it, struggled through kneedeep, and so came to a winding path among tall canes.

    The Island of Doctor Moreau

  • When the state of the ice did not allow of his skating further, he plunged into the woods again, beyond Connewitz, tumbling in his haste, tripping over snow-bound roots, sinking kneedeep in the soft snow.

    Maurice Guest

  • He came that way, kneedeep in marsh-growth and heather, found a sunny slope and settled there.

    The Growth of the Soil


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