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truelove

[troo-luhv] /ˈtruˌlʌv/
noun
1.
a sweetheart; a truly loving or loved person.
Origin of truelove
1350-1400
First recorded in 1350-1400, truelove is from the Middle English word trewe love. See true, love
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  • Jack took all their money and poured it into his truelove's lap.

  • On Mr. truelove's release, as mentioned above, a testimonial to the amount of £197 16s.

    Annie Besant Annie Besant
  • “We have had enough of them,” quoted Worshipful Mayor truelove.

    The Three Brides Charlotte M. Yonge
  • truelove shook her head, and slipped her hand into that of her brother Ephraim.

    Audrey Mary Johnston
  • truelove blushed, then frowned, last of all drew her hand away.

    Audrey Mary Johnston
  • truelove sat in silence, with her eyes upon the sky above the dream crags.

    Audrey Mary Johnston
  • truelove did not know; thought that mayhap 'twas the sunshine and the blowing wind.

    Audrey Mary Johnston
  • At last hearing the hour strike, he snatched up a felt hat, and putting it on his greasy head started off to meet his truelove.

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book Daisy Ashford
  • Mr truelove seemed pleased with the paper, offered to publish it, and proposed to get it printed.

    Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume I (of 2)

    Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson
  • Mr truelove, however, suggested that it should be called 'Tyrannicide: is it Justifiable?'

    Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume I (of 2)

    Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for truelove

truelove

/ˈtruːˌlʌv/
noun
1.
someone truly loved; sweetheart
2.
another name for herb Paris
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