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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Courtesy  \Courte"sy\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Courtesied} 
  (-s[i^]d);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Courtesying}.] 
  To  make  a  respectful  salutation  or  movement  of  respect;  esp. 
  (with  reference  to  women),  to  bow  the  body  slightly,  with 
  bending  of  the  knes.