love knot


noun

a knot of ribbon as a token of love.

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Also called lover's knot.

Origin of love knot

1350–1400; Middle English love knotte
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love knot

noun

a stylized bow, usually of ribbon, symbolizing the bond between two loversAlso called: lover's knot
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