to bow the knee

to bow the knee
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  • bow the knee — To kneel or submit ● knee …   Useful english dictionary

  • bend (or bow) the (or one's) knee — submit. → knee …   English new terms dictionary

  • bend the knee — bend (or bow) the (or one s) knee (to) kneel in submission; submit …   Useful english dictionary

  • knee — n. & v. n. 1 a (often attrib.) the joint between the thigh and the lower leg in humans. b the corresponding joint in other animals. c the area around this. d the upper surface of the thigh of a sitting person; the lap (held her on his knee). 2… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bend the knee — bow down, pay homage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knee — ► NOUN 1) the joint between the thigh and the lower leg. 2) the upper surface of a person s thigh when sitting. 3) something resembling a knee in shape or position, e.g. an angled piece of wood or metal. ► VERB (knees, kneed, kneeing) ▪ hit with… …   English terms dictionary

  • The Ohio State University Marching Band — School The Ohio State University Location Columbus, Ohio Conference Big Ten Founded 1878 Director Jon R. Woods …   Wikipedia

  • bow-legged — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having legs that curve outwards at the knee …   English terms dictionary

  • bow — bow1 bowedness, n. bowingly, adv. /bow/, v.i. 1. to bend the knee or body or incline the head, as in reverence, submission, salutation, recognition, or acknowledgment. 2. to yield; submit: to bow to the inevitable. 3. to bend or curve downward;… …   Universalium

  • bow — I [[t]baʊ[/t]] v. i. 1) to bend the knee or body or incline the head, as in reverence, submission, or salutation 2) to yield; submit: to bow to the inevitable[/ex] 3) to bend or curve downward; stoop: The pines bowed low[/ex] 4) to bend or… …   From formal English to slang

  • bow — Synonyms and related words: A string, Amati, Cremona, D string, E string, G string, S curve, Strad, Stradivari, Stradivarius, accost, address, angle, arc, arch, bass, bass viol, beak, bend, bend back, bend the knee, bend the neck, bend to,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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