Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Entry: genuflecting (v.)


In context:  "...upwards of 60 million North Americans daily kicking and genuflecting..."

Definition: genuflect (v.): intr. To bend the knee, esp. in worship. †Also trans.


Other: Great, accessible etymology:

Etymology:  < medieval Latin genūflect-ĕre, < Latin genūknee + flectĕreto bend.

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Page: 620

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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