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Definition of curtsy

curtsy
Courtesy Courte"sy (k[^u]rt"s[y^]), n. [See the preceding word.] An act of civility, respect, or reverence, made by women, consisting of a slight depression or dropping of the body, with bending of the knees. [Written also curtsy.] The lady drops a courtesy in token of obedience, and the ceremony proceeds as usual. --Golgsmith.
Curtsy
Curtsy Curt"sy (k?rt"s?), n. Same as Courtesy, an act of respect.

Meaning of curtsy from wikipedia

- A curtsy (also spelled curtsey or incorrectly as courtsey) is a traditional gesture of greeting, in which a girl or woman bends her knees while bowing...
- Eden, Richard (24 June 2012). "The Queen tells the Duchess of Cambridge to curtsy to the 'blood princesses'". The Daily Telegraph. UK. Retrieved 9 January...
- Curtsy, previously known as Nimble, is a peer-to-peer app for renting dresses. It allows people to offer dresses for rental by location, style, color,...
- Espionage (2013) Curtsies & Conspiracies (2013) Waistcoats & Weaponry (2014) Manners & Mutiny (2015) In 2013, as a promotion for Curtsies & Conspiracies...
- of children form a ring, dance in a circle around a person, and stoop or curtsy with the final line. The slowest child to do so is faced with a penalty...
- entered—wearing full court dress, with three ostrich feathers in their hair—curtsied, performed a backwards walk and a further curtsey, while manoeuvring a...
- Hank Williams. She has said that "all girl singers" eventually "have to curtsy to Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday". Of Maria Callas, Ronstadt says,...
- Eden, Richard (24 June 2012). "The Queen tells the Duchess of Cambridge to curtsy to the 'blood princesses'". The Daily Telegraph. UK. Retrieved 26 July 2012...
- were treated like royalty ... members of the aristocracy would bow and curtsy towards her, and she was treated with all the dignity and status that the...
- Pound hug Shaka Thumb signal Gestures of respect Adab Añjali Mudrā Bow Curtsy Gadaw Genuflection Hand-kiss Kowtow Kuji-in Mano Mudra Namaste Pranāma Prostration...
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