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knee·cap

 (nē′kăp′)
n.
1. See patella.
2. See kneepad.
tr.v. knee·capped, knee·cap·ping, knee·caps
To cripple by shooting in the legs, especially in the knees.
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kneecapping

(ˈniːˌkæpɪŋ)
n
an act of shooting a person in the kneecap, esp as an act of retaliation
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Translations

kneecapping

[ˈniːˌkæpɪŋ] Ndisparo m a las rodillas
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kneecapping

[ˈniːˌkæpɪŋ] ngambizzazione f
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