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Examples from the Web for curtsey
"I said 'happy Easter Your Majesty' and did a curtsey," Poppy told a reporter from the Daily Telegraph.Sophie Dazzles in Electric Blue at Royal's Easter Service
March 31, 2013
A royal brouhaha this morning as it was revealed that Kate has been ordered to curtsey to the 'blood Princesses'.
When Michelle met the Queen in 2009, she did not curtsey and touched her back.
The widow answered with a curtsey, that they were poor travellers.Barnaby Rudge
"Give you good morning, gentlemen," says she, dropping a curtsey.Two Sides of the Face
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
A curtsey is one, and that merely an external, manifestation of courtesy.English Past and Present
Richard Chevenix Trench
But Mrs. Gregg's curtsey and the cheers which followed it were too much for him.General John Regan
George A. Birmingham
"I took the curtsey as a tribute to my Oriental magnificence," he confessed.
Word Origin and History for curtsey
alternative spelling of curtsy.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper