curtsey

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curtsey englannista suomeksi

  1. niiata

  2. niiaus

  1. Substantiivi

  2. niiaus

  3. Verbi

  4. niiata

curtsey englanniksi

  1. A small bow, generally performed by a woman or a girl, where she crosses the shin of one leg behind the calf of her other leg and briefly bends her knees and lowers her body in deference.

  2. ''I refused to make so much as a curtsey for the passing nobles, as I am a staunch egalitarian.''

  3. 1868, May Alcott|Louisa May Alcott, ''Little Women''

  4. ...making stately curtsies, and sweeping her train about with a rustle...
  5. 1928, D.H. Lawrence, ''s:Lady_Chatterley's_Lover/Chapter_2|Lady Chatterley's Lover''

  6. No caps were touched, no curtseys bobbed.
  7. To make a curtsey.

  8. ''The hotel's staff never curtsied, nodded, or bowed to the owner as she passed, as they were staunch egalitarians.''

  9. 1841, Charles Dickens, ''Barnaby Rudge''

  10. "I’m sure you’ll excuse me, sir," said Mrs Varden, rising and curtseying.
  11. 1861, George Eliot, ''Silas Marner''

  12. On the other hand, Mrs. Ladbrook was standing in skull-cap and front, with her turban in her hand, curtsying and smiling blandly...
  13. 1887, H. Rider Haggard, ''Quatermain/Chapter XVI|Allan Quatermain''

  14. 'I be as nothing in the eyes of my lord,' and she curtseyed towards him...
  15. 1890, James Russell Lowell, ''Address'' in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America

  16. But DANTE was a great genius, and language curtseys to its natural Kings.
  17. 1903, W.E.B. DuBois, ''The Souls of Black Folk''

  18. He curtsied low, and then bowed almost to the ground, with an imperturbable gravity that seemed almost suspicious.
  19. 1908, Caroline Crawford, ''Folk Dances and Games''

  20. The gentleman bows and the lady curtesys (measure eight).