Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bent like a bow; embowed. In heraldry also termed flected or reflected.
- Having a convex or bulging form: as, a bowed shield.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of bow.
- adj. Having a bow, e.g. a bowed instrument is played with a bow
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. bent over; -- used of back or head.
- adj. (Music) sounded by stroking with a bow; -- of a stringed musical instrument. Contrasted with
- adj. resembling an arch.
- adj. same as bow-legged.
- adj. submitting to the authority of another.
- adj. showing an excessively deferential manner
- adj. of a stringed instrument; sounded by stroking with a bow
- adj. have legs that curve outward at the knees
- adj. forming or resembling an arch
“Down the line galloped Mr. Grundy again, stopped, bowed, "swung with the left," and _bowed again_.”
“WASHINGTON (AP) - Instead of celebrating another home victory, Alex Ovechkin bowed his head and sat silently on a table outside the Tampa Bay Lightning dressing room.”
“It won't be lost on Pennsylvanians that he kept to his schedule and McCain bowed out. kathy”
“Then Nur al-Din bowed his head, and made these couplets,”
“The ronin bowed to his fellow barista and thanked him for the exquisite coffee.”
“In the fields stalks of grain bowed their heavy heads toward the earth.”
“The captain bowed low before the King, and mounting upon his horse, he rode off to the Danish camp with this strange message.”
“He stopped for a moment, coughed, got up, bade Anna give his respectful compliments to M. Braun, made a joke in Latin, bowed, and took his leave.”
“Then the Captain bowed and passed in, and the old man followed him.”
“Edwin bowed his modest head; and having suffered a balsam to be poured into his wound, braced his brigandine over his breast; and was again at the side of his friend, just as he had joined Kirkpatrick before the citadel.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘bowed’.
Protagonists and relevant words in the Book of Creation (Source: King James Bible)
Words used in the rare book trade (of which I was once a part). For more about how such books are put together, see hernesheir's excellent The Bindery.
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