love set

  1. a set in which one's opponent fails to win a game.

Origin of love set

First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby love set Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use love set in a sentence

  • Does our love set in motion unseen waves of sympathy, so that the heart feels the message which has not yet been told in words?

    The Fortunes of Philippa | Angela Brazil
  • And so love set in order the empire of the gods—the love of beauty, as is evident, for with deformity Love has no concern.

    Symposium | Plato
  • Now the one eternal God Lives in his sign when cross and crescent smile Love-set in the same heaven!

    The Mortal Gods and Other Plays | Olive Tilford Dargan
  • He was a man of ideals, and in Oachi's love he saw his ideal of love set apart from him by illimitable voids.

    The Grizzly King | James Oliver Curwood
  • My partner and I made a great effort and got one game, and we congratulated ourselves on saving a love set.

    Lawn Tennis for Ladies | Mrs. Lambert Chambers

British Dictionary definitions for love set

love set

  1. tennis a set in which the loser has a score of zero

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