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Kneck \Kneck\ (n[e^]k), n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Naut.) The twisting of a rope or cable, as it is running out. [Eng.]

Usage examples of "kneck".

Tenth took part in a brave but, frankly, suicidal attempt to retake Kneck Keep a few days ago, sir.

Anyone trying to cross the Kneck into Zlobenia now would be butchered on the shore.

The only way out of the valley was back along the Kneck, which would put an army under the shadow of the keep.

And winter was defeated, and the snowmelt roared down the valleys, and the Kneck scrawled its random wiggles across the flat silt of the valley.