love beads

plural noun

Definition of love beads

: beads worn as a symbol of love and peace

Examples of love beads in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pier 1 graduated from its original beanbag and papasan chairs, love beads and incense — its peace and love days — to offering unique home furnishings and decorative accessories under its own private label. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "Pier 1 Imports to liquidate as soon as it can get its stores open," 19 May 2020 Pier 1 was founded in 1962 in San Mateo, and made its name selling incense, beanbag chairs and love beads. Dee-ann Durbin, SFChronicle.com, "Pier 1 files for bankruptcy protection, will pursue a sale," 19 Feb. 2020 The outlet in San Mateo sold beanbag chairs, love beads and incense, according to a company history. Katherine Doherty And Catherine Larkin / Bloomberg, Time, "Pier 1 Imports Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection," 17 Feb. 2020 Get your tie dye ready, put on those love beads, and join us on Sunday to celebrate 1969 and the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Carroll County Arts Council! Judy Morley, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Coming Attractions: Annual ‘Rocky Horror’ showing, 50th anniversary celebration on tap this weekend," 24 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of love beads

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Love beads.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/love%20beads. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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