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"housemaid's knee" in British English

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housemaid's kneenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌhaʊs.meɪdzˈniː/
a ​painfulknee usually ​caused by being on the ​knees too much
(Definition of housemaid's knee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “housemaid's knee”
in Chinese (Simplified) 因长跪着而引起的膝盖疼痛…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因長跪著而引起的膝蓋疼痛…
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