A space or opening for the knees, as under a desk.


a. a space for the knees, esp under a desk
b. (as modifier): a kneehole desk.



an open space for the knees and legs, as under a desk.
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The original oil paintings over the fireplace and my kneehole desk were sympathetic landscapes where galloping horses moved into the wind.
Gamow put his knees exactly together, put his head to one side, and sighted down into the kneehole of his desk.
Still another record was set by Sack in 1983, with his purchase of an 18th-century Chippendale kneehole desk also crafted by an artisan of the Goddard and Townsend family of cabinetmakers.
In the American Craftsman line, Stanley has updated office furniture pieces, including kneehole desk, credenza hutch with base, a computer hutch with base, and a work center in a burnished brown cherry finish with 18th Century styling.
Includes kneehole desk with privacy panel; computer desk and hutch; lateral file and hutch (both hutches with open and glass- enclosed storage); bookcase.
Yes, the legs do look like they have been replaced they date 1835/1840, originally may have been a kneehole dressing table.
Kennedy's son, John-John, peering out of the kneehole.
This version has a pierced brass three-quarter gallery with moulded edge and tooled leather insert, above three short frieze drawers and a kneehole, flanked by three drawers to each side.
Examples from the 600 items to be featured at the April auctions include a George III mahogany kneehole architects table for $10,500, a rare Ming Dynasty vase for $3,500 and a French bronze dog sculpture, circa.
File drawers are full extension with positive stop action and a kneehole drawer can be used with or without keyboard.
Now the kitchen is arranged along three walls; the stove lines up with a kneehole sink.