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beau, bow, bow
beau (BOH) (noun)
The boyfriend, sweetheart, or lover of a girl or a woman: Matilda was waiting for her beau to pick her up and take her to the dance.
bow (BOH) (noun)
1. A decorative knot: Colby adjusted the bow of his tie before leaving for the dance. 2. A weapon made from a strip of elastic wood, bent by a string and used to project arrows: Harris was practicing his skills by shooting arrows at the target with his bow.
bow (BOU, BOW) (verb)
To curve or to bend: Silas was trying to bow the flexible piece of steel.
My new beau made a deep and respectful bow before my mother.
Leann smiled and helped Merlin to adjust the bow of his necktie; then she asked if he would be going out with his new bow for some archery practice.
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