Kneeler is a piece of
furnitureused for resting in a kneelingposition.
In 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 as confessionals and areas in front of an altar, kneelers for kneeling during prayer or sacraments may also be used.
A kneeler is also a part of the
A garden or gardening kneeler is a piece used for kneeling during
gardening. Garden kneelers vary greatly, from simple pads to foldable benches.
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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 — noun 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… … Wiktionary
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