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- n. Plural form of kotow.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of kotow.
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I just learned that the Democratic Party kotows to a small number of religious fanatics.
Then all these men of weight walked solemnly three times round the scaffold, and halted three times, while the Prefect went down on his knees, and did obeisance with nine kotows to the rickety frame and its disc of yellow paper.
So, when any of us come over here to play -- and that's what we generally come for -- everybody, to our surprise, kotows to us, and we acknowledge the attention by giving a shilling to whoever holds out his hand.