bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"
a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
a decorative interlacing of ribbons
an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience
bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
something curved i
anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"
an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; "he bought a lot on the lake"
to a very great degree or extent; "I feel a lot better"; "we enjoyed ourselves very much"; "she was very much interested"; "this would help a great deal"
(Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists";