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heartstring

noun heart·string \-ˌstriŋ\

Definition of HEARTSTRING

1
obsolete :  a nerve once believed to sustain the heart
2
:  the deepest emotions or affections <pulled at his heartstrings>

First Known Use of HEARTSTRING

15th century

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