Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bow.

Etymologies

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bow + -eth

Examples

  • May 21, 2009 at 12:16 pm ai R teh qween ob teh castil: boweth down 2 me!

    Mai castul need moat. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Jinn and the flaming of fires and the flight of sparks and smoke from their mouths and the noise of their groaning and their arrogance in blocking up the road before us, our ears will be deafened and our eyes blinded, so that we shall neither hear nor see, nor dare any look behind him, or he perisheth: but there horseman boweth head on saddle-bow and raiseth it not for three days.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Chapter 46 1. Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden to the weary beast.

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  • And then every man boweth his head toward the earth.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Whereupon the patriarch willeth him to sit downe, and then placing himself by him vpon another seat prouided for that purpose, boweth downe his head towards the ground, and saith this prayer: O Lord

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  • So he brought down the people unto the water: and the LORD said unto Gideon, Every one that lappeth of the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one that boweth down upon his knees to drink.

    Judges 7.

  • Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth; their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy laden; they are a burden to the weary beast.

    Isaiah 46.

  • Their land also is full of silver and gold, neither is there any end of their treasures; their land is also full of horses, neither is there any end of their chariots: their land also is full of idols; they worship the work of their own hands, that which their own fingers have made: and the mean man boweth down, and the great man humbleth himself: therefore forgive them not.

    Isaiah 2.

  • "For we know, that the whole creature" (or heathen world) "groaneth together, and travaileth, and, as it were, with a convex weight, boweth down unto this very time, to be born and brought forth."

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • But the residue thereof he made a god, and a graven thing for himself: he boweth down before it, and adoreth it, and prayeth unto it, saying: Deliver me, for thou art my God.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 27: Isaias The Challoner Revision

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