at one's mother's knee


at one's mother's knee
at one's mother's knee at an early age.
Main Entry: knee

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  • at one's mother's knee — at one s mother s (or father s) knee at an early age …   Useful english dictionary

  • at one's mother's (or father's) knee — at an early age. → knee …   English new terms dictionary

  • knee — ► NOUN 1) the joint between the thigh and the lower leg. 2) the upper surface of a person s thigh when sitting. 3) something resembling a knee in shape or position, e.g. an angled piece of wood or metal. ► VERB (knees, kneed, kneeing) ▪ hit with… …   English terms dictionary

  • knee — n. 1) to bend one s knees 2) to dislocate; wrench one s knee 3) a trick ( defective ) knee 4) (fig.) at smb. s knee (she learned the language at her mother s knee) 5) (usu. fig.) on bended knee(s) * * * [niː] wrench one s knee a trick ( defective …   Combinatory dictionary

  • knee — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ left, right ▪ bony, knobbly, knobby (esp. AmE) ▪ bare ▪ bent …   Collocations dictionary

  • knee — noun 1》 the joint between the thigh and the lower leg.     ↘a person s lap. 2》 an angled piece of wood or metal supporting the beams of a wooden ship. 3》 an abrupt obtuse or right angled bend in a graph. verb (knees, kneeing, kneed) hit with the… …   English new terms dictionary

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