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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stifle \Sti"fle\, n. [From Stiff.] (Far.) The joint next above the hock, and near the flank, in the hind leg of the horse and allied animals; the joint corresponding to the knee in man; -- called also stifle joint. See Illust. under Horse. [1913 Webster] Stifle bone, a small bone at the stifle joint; the patella, or kneepan. [1913 Webster]