truelove knot

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  1. a complicated ornamental knot, especially a double knot having two interlacing bows, regarded as an emblem of true love or interwoven affections.

Origin of truelove knot

First recorded in 1485–95
Also called true lover's knot, true-lover's knot. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for truelove knot

truelove knot

true-lovers' knot

  1. a complicated bowknot that is hard to untie, symbolizing ties of love
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