Words at Play : Top 10 Words for Valentine's Day

#2: Valentine

Definition:

a sweetheart chosen or complimented on Valentine's Day; a gift or greeting sent on this day

About the word:

Christianity has more than one martyr named Valentine, and the one, true Valentine is uncertain.

Romantics favor the tale of the third-century Roman physician and priest Valentine. Supposedly, Valentine had fallen in love with his jailer's daughter, and shortly before his death sent a letter to her "from your Valentine."

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