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kotow

[koh-tou, -tou]
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verb (used without object), noun
  1. kowtow.
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  • The smile returned to her face, and her body bent in a kind of kotow.

    Parrot & Co.

    Harold MacGrath

  • He next addressed a few kind words to Mr. Chang; and the two candidates, having made their kotow, went away together.

  • I believe if you asked me to do the Chinese kotow, and bend to the earth before you, I'd secretly be dying to do it.

    The Militants

    Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews

  • It is a very pretty sight to see a young child enter the room and gravely perform the kotow to his father and mother.

    China

    Sir Henry Arthur Blake

  • Kotow; pour our millions into the bottomless purses of spendthrifts; give them our most beautiful women.

    The Voice in the Fog

    Harold MacGrath