love knot


: a stylized knot sometimes used as an emblem of love

Examples of love knot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The gorgeous love knot pendant is finished with 14K white gold over stainless steel. Michelle Manetti, Good Housekeeping, 8 Nov. 2022 The shield shape of the ring is also a protective emblem, while the infinity detailing on the side and an engraved love knot represent the couple's union. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 8 June 2022 The infinity detailing on either side of the ring is representative of the Nordic symbolism representing the intertwining of two beings, and the love knot carved beneath the underside of the ring symbolizes their union. Stephanie Petit,, 7 June 2022 And the center true love knot also known as Bowen's Knot, is a heraldic knot representing the connectivity of true love. Beth Bernstein, Forbes, 20 Jan. 2022 Yet much of the decor dates from that era, including a round, off-white card table and six chairs with oval backs that feature the Prince of Wales’s signature three feathers bound by a blue love knot. Washington Post, 10 Dec. 2021 Never mind the Persian turquoise, exceedingly rare, prized by connoisseurs, and a symbol of love and protection, and never mind the romance laden love knots and laurel wreaths that surround it. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, 17 May 2018 Messika's 79 carat 'love knot' necklace, along with matching earrings and rings completed her red carpet look. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, 9 May 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of love knot was in the 15th century

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“Love knot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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love knot

: a decorative knot sometimes used as an emblem of love
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