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truelove knot

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noun
a complicated ornamental knot, especially a double knot having two interlacing bows, regarded as an emblem of true love or interwoven affections.
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Also called true lover's knot, true-lover's knot .

Origin of truelove knot

First recorded in 1485–95
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British Dictionary definitions for truelove knot

truelove knot

true-lovers' knot


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