What does the word obeisance mean?

Usage examples for obeisance

  1. I'll make no obeisance to the French!" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. With a low obeisance to the king, the lovely bride hastened away after one of the favorite's attendants, to do as he directed, and don a riding- suit. – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming
  3. Then at last the cuckoo- clock had chimed and the wooden bird, with trembling tail, had made its jerky obeisance. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens