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bow

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Any device bent in a simple curve or semicircle and possessing flexibility.
[A.S. boga]

bow

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Any device bent in a simple curve or semicircle and possessing flexibility.
[A.S. boga]
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Why Welsh people have the urge/desire to "bow and scrape" to her is beyond my grasp.
So far, they have done little but bow and scrape to the Government and apologise for the Corporation's news coverage.
Do you expect one day to see the Jews bow and scrape to Nazi descendants and allow versions of the swastika to fly over its public buildings?