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bow

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

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Any device bent in a simple curve or semicircle and possessing flexibility.
[A.S. boga]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
Everybody was bowing to them--cabmen, little children, and everybody else--and they were returning all the bows and overlooking nobody, when a young lady met them and made a deep courtesy.
Then turning toward the princess and bowing: "Madam," said the young man, "the king, your brother, desires me to have the honor of presenting to your royal highness, Monsieur le Chevalier d'Artagnan."
Now get this, the riser itself was bowing to the left--buckling--every time I drew the string and then springing back when I released the string.