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noun 
  1. Formal departure, ceremonial leave-taking.
Always remember to curtsey when making your .
  1. (archaic) A bow.
  • 1819: "My daughter Rebecca, so please your Grace," answered Isaac, with a low , nothing embarrassed by the Prince"s salutation, in which, however, there was at least as much mockery as courtesy. " Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
Etymology: From Old French congié (modern congé), from commeatus "passage, permission to leave", from commeare "go and come", from con- + meare "go, pass".


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