Lexicon: knit – known

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knit (-s), v. [OE cynttan < OE cnotta, knot.] (webplay: Nature can not knit the bones, sound).

  1. Fasten; attach; wear closely; (see OED: Ploughman in Burns' Wks, “His garters knit below his knee.”); [fig.] fond of; close to; associated with.
  2. Connect; come together; join into a group.
  3. Create marrow; restore oneself; regenerate cells, tissue, or bone; [fig.] exist; grow spiritually.
  4. Unite threads; loop strands of yarn together; interlace fibers into cohesive patterns.

knitting, verbal n. [See knit, v.]

Formation of fabric; looping of yarn into textile; intertwining of thread into knots; [fig.] text; poetry.

knock, n. [see knock, v.] (webplay: door).

  1. Sign of arrival; signal of desire for entry.
  2. Rap; tap at the entrance; light strike with the hand; signal to request admittance.
  3. Sign; token of initiation; [fig.] prayer; respectful petition; preparation for entrance into the Holy Place; (see Matthew 7:7-8).

knock (-ed, -ing, -s), v. [OE cnocian.] (webplay: door, rap).

  1. Alarm; get attention; [fig.] awaken with first light.
  2. Tap repeatedly; show a desire to enter; [fig.] pray; respectfully petition; prepare for entrance into the presence of God; (see Matthew 7:7).
  3. Pound; signal arrival at a door; [fig.] throb; beat faster; arrive with quickened pulse.
  4. Nudge; prod; hint; prompt; [fig.] happen; occur; appear.
  5. Rap with the fist; strike rhythmically with the knuckles of the hand; [fig.] request; draw attention; give a polite signal; make one's presence known.
  6. Desire; seek; ask; [fig.] believe; have faith; (see Matthew 7:8).
  7. Make noise; produce a rhythmic sound; [fig.] distract; interrupt; deflect attention away momentarily.

knocker, n. [see knock, v.] (webplay: rap).

Door signal; appendage which a visitor lifts and strikes to gain the attention of occupants; [fig.] soul; access into communion.

knoll, n. [OE cnoil.] (webplay: small).

  1. Small rise of land; [fig.] burial mound; piled-up earth in a cemetery plot.
  2. Hill; small rounded mound of earth.
  3. Mount; summit; hillock; hilltop.

knot (-s), n. [OE cnotta.] (webplay: ladies, threads, untied).

  1. Association; unifying bond; interrelationship of events; merging of experiences; [fig.] end; finish; closure.
  2. Cluster; clump; mass of entwined elements; bundle of organic material; [fig.] form; intricate pattern.
  3. Embroidery rosette; fastening of tied thread; union of interwoven strands.

know (-est, -ing, -s, -'st, knew, knewest, known), v. [OE cnáwan.] (webplay: absence, acquaintance, ascertained, believe, blood, cause, certain, certainty, choose, circle, description, different, discovered, distinguish, doubt, evidence, examine, existence, exists, experience, express, eyes, fact, fire, fixed, fly, gained, God, grow, heard, heaven, human, ignorance, illumination, instructed, learn, limited, mind, notice, observation, part, perceive, perfect, person, planet, portrait, power, prudent, receive, recollection, recognize, rely on, remembrance, reports, see, senses, skillful, square, star, stranger, substances, taught, truth, twinkling, uncertainty, understand, unusual, water, will, wing, works, world).

  1. Exist; live; have being; have consciousness.
  2. Feel acquainted with; feel familiar with through information, experience, or report.
  3. Choose; favor; take an interest in.
  4. Perceive as real; see the reality of; visually recognize the truth of; grasp through eyesight; [fig.] believe; have evidence of; receive a witness of.
  5. Be able; have the skill; be versed in; master through instruction, study, or practice.
  6. Recognize; identify; remember; be able to distinguish.
  7. Fully believe; have perfect faith; have complete assurance; have satisfactory evidence.
  8. Experience; encounter; partake of.
  9. Hear; realize; be cognizant; be apprised of; become aware of through observation, inquiry, experience, or information.
  10. Possess; have; own.
  11. Distinguish; tell from another.
  12. Disclose; reveal; make manifest.

knowledge, n. [see know, v.] (webplay: fly, instructed, mind).

  1. Skill; technique; talent; ability.
  2. Story; history; report; set of facts; acquaintance with information.

known, verbal adj. [see know, v.]

Available; accessible; comprehensible; understandable.