Kneel (?), v. i. [imp. & p.
p. Knelt (?) or Kneeled (?); p. pr.
& vb. n. Kneeling.] [OE. knelen,
cneolien; akin to D. knielen, Dan. knæle.
See Knee.] To bend the knee; to fall or rest on the
knees; -- sometimes with down.
And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud
voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. Acts
As soon as you are dressed, kneel and say the
Lord's Prayer. Jer. Taylor.