Definition of Kowtowed

1. Verb. (past of kowtow) ¹



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Definition of Kowtowed

1. kowtow [v] - See also: kowtow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kowtowed

kouskous
kousso
koussos
koutekite
kovdorskite
kovsh
kovshes
kovshi
kow
kowan
kowari
kowhai
kowhais
kows
kowtow
kowtowed (current term)
kowtower
kowtowers
kowtowing
kowtows
kozachok
kozulite
kph
kpm
kra
kra-kra
kraal
kraaled
kraalhead
kraalheads

Literary usage of Kowtowed

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1. China Under the Empress Dowager: Being the History of the Life and Times of by John Otway Percy Bland, E. Backhouse (1912)
"She sent Major-domo Li Lien-ying to request the Emperor's presence; he came in his chair, alighting at the outer gate and kowtowed to the Empress, ..."

2. Putnam's Magazine (1910)
"Later we ladies were invited into the room where the Chinese all kowtowed. What now were these wonderful gifts before which these men and women of rank and ..."

3. Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors by Walter Hamilton (1887)
"I hastened to defer to them ; When talking, I said " Sir " to them ; And all my early conduct was remarkably polite, I bowed to them, kowtowed to them, ..."

4. Putnam's Magazine (1910)
"The great gates were thrown open and there in the gateway the female members of the family knelt and kowtowed as the chair passed by. ..."

5. Old China and Young America by Sarah Pike Conger (1913)
"She kowtowed and said, "I never can repay you, but I will give to you my oldest ... The eldest daughter was presented and kowtowed to Wu-tang and called him ..."

6. The East of Asia Magazine (1903)
"Neuhof, who was the entrepreneur o( the I )utch Mission, and who, with his fellows had "kowtowed" when and where it was expected of them, ..."

7. China Under the Empress Dowager: Being the History of the Life and Times of by J. O. P. Bland, E Backhouse (1911)
"She sent Major-domo Li Lien-ying to request the Emperor's presence; he came in his chair, alighting at the outer gate and kowtowed to the Empress, ..."

8. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"... as Mrs. Claxton sometimes thought, where a thousand men hung on his will for a livelihood, where the doctor kowtowed to him. and where the minister ..."

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