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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 curt·sy /ˈkɝtsi/
 屈膝禮(vi.)行屈膝禮

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Courte·sy 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. [Written also curtsy and curtsey.]
    The lady drops a courtesy in token of obedience, and the ceremony proceeds as usual.   --Golgsmith.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 curt·sey, curt·sy 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.  Same as 2nd Courtesy, n..
 Syn: -- curtsy; courtesy.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 curtsy
      n : bending at the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
          [syn: curtsey]
      v 1: a gesture of respectful greeting, for women [syn: curtsey]
      2: make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a
         sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's
         hand" [syn: bob]
      [also: curtsied]