- simple past tense and past participle of kneel.
1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 5, The Mirror and the Lamp:
- Then everybody once more knelt, and soon the blessing was pronounced. The choir and the clergy trooped out slowly, […], down the nave to the western door. […] At a seemingly immense distance the surpliced group stopped to say the last prayer.
simple past tense and past participle of kneel