a) A person who kneels.

All the kneelers sighed with relieve when they were told it was over and they could finally stand up.

b) A thing that is designed to be kneeled on.

The parish deacon was always pushing to get new kneelers for the church, probably because he was old and his knees were sensitive.

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  • Kneeler — is a piece of furniture used for resting in a kneeling position.Prayer kneelerIn many churches, pews are equipped with kneelers in front of the seating bench so members of the can kneel on them instead of the floor. In a few other situations such …   Wikipedia

  • Kneeler — Kneel er, n. 1. One who kneels or who worships by or while kneeling. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. A cushion or stool to kneel on, such as one attached to a pew in a church. [1913 Webster] 3. (Eccl. Hist.) A name given to certain catechumens and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kneeler — ► NOUN 1) a person who kneels. 2) a cushion or bench for kneeling on …   English terms dictionary

  • kneeler — [nēl′ər] n. 1. a person who kneels 2. something to kneel on; specif., a cushion, stool, etc. for worshipers in a church …   English World dictionary

  • kneeler — noun Date: 14th century 1. one that kneels 2. something (as a cushion or board) to kneel on …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kneeler — /nee leuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that kneels. 2. a bench, pad, or the like, to kneel on. 3. a stone for supporting inclined masonry, as coping stones. 4. knee (def. 8). [1350 1400; ME; see KNEEL, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • kneeler — n. cushioned board or pad used to kneel on; one who kneels; person in a kneeling position …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kneeler — noun 1》 a person who kneels. 2》 a cushion or bench for kneeling on …   English new terms dictionary

  • kneeler — kneel·er …   English syllables

  • kneeler — kneel•er [[t]ˈni lər[/t]] n. 1) a person or thing that kneels 2) a bench, pad, or the like, to kneel on • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

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