Gen`u*flec"tion (?), n. [F. g'enuflexion, fr. LL. genuflexio, fr. L. genu knee + flexio a bending, fr. flectere, flexum, to bend. See Knee, Flexible.]

The act of bending the knee, particularly in worship.

Bp. Stillingfleet.

 

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