◄ Courtesy ►

1. (n.) Politeness; civility\; urbanity; courtliness.

2. (n.) An act of civility or respect; an act of kindness or favor performed with politeness.

3. (n.) Favor or indulgence, as distinguished from right; as, a title given one by courtesy.

4. (n.) An act of civility, respect, or reverence, made by women, consisting of a slight depression or dropping of the body, with bending of the knees.

5. (v. i.) To make a respectful salutation or movement of respect; esp. (with reference to women), to bow the body slightly, with bending of the knees.

6. (v. t.) To treat with civility.

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