Kowtowed
Kowtow Kow*tow", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Kowtowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kowtowing}.] To perform the kowtow. Same as {Kotow} [1913 Webster]

I have salaamed and kowtowed to him. --H. James. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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