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Definition of BOWS

noun : BOWS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces ;

  • 2. (

    ) a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments ;

  • 4. (

    ) a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow ;

  • 7. (

    ) an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience ;

  • 8. (

    ) a decorative interlacing of ribbons ;

  • 9. (

    ) a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments ;

verb : BOWS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame" ;

  • 3. (

    ) bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King" ;

  • 4. (

    ) bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse" ;

  • 5. (

    ) play on a stringed instrument with a bow ;


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