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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

(bo) an arched or curved appliance or device.

bow

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Any device bent in a simple curve or semicircle and possessing flexibility.
[A.S. boga]
References in classic literature ?
Korsunky bowed, set straight his open shirt front, and gave her his arm to conduct her to Anna Arkadyevna.
And D'Artagnan bowed like a man upon whom it was evident no entreaties could prevail.
The doctor bowed to him assentingly and forgivingly .