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- v. To bend over at the waist.
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- v. bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
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The drool that rained from Pan's lips as he spied on her would have frozen in mid-drip had a reliable source informed him that she was as old as the grandmothers who milked the goats in nearby valleys, toothless skeletons (this one had a mouthful of pearly brights) whose only curves were in backs bent double over walking sticks.
"You can't poison anything after eating a pleasant-berry," he retorted as he grabbed for her, and evidently it was true, because he did not double over in pain.