Monday, August 04, 2008
obeisance noun [oh-BEE-suhn(t)s; oh-BAY-suhn(t)s] An expression of deference or respect, such as a bow or curtsy.
Definitions for obeisance
- An expression of deference or respect, such as a bow or curtsy.
- Deference, homage.
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Citations for obeisance
They made obeisance right to the floor, coiling like bright snakes from the arms of their astonished handlers.
His presence was betrayed to Milo, who ordered his execution and then sent his rival's head to the Sultan to demonstrate his obeisance.