love knot


Definition of love knot

: a stylized knot sometimes used as an emblem of love

Examples of love knot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Why Meghan Markle Should Wear Princess Margaret's Triumph of Love Tiara at Her Wedding," 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, "Camila Coelho Makes Her Cannes Debut in a $1 Million Dollar Outfit," 9 May 2018

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First Known Use of love knot

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Love knot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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