best-loved


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Adj.1.best-loved - preferred above all others and treated with partialitybest-loved - preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the favored child"
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"
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O loveliest and best-loved face that ever hallowed the eyes that now seek for you in vain!
One, when he joined the Society, had brought with him his wife and children, but never, from that hour, had spoken a fond word to the former, or taken his best-loved child upon his knee.
So, before he was twenty-five, he gave up being afraid, and so he was the best-loved and the best-looked-after elephant in the service of the Government of India.
Step into the magical world of our best-loved bedtime stories in this interactive exhibition.
HARRY Potter dominates a definitive list of the nation's top 10 best-loved books - but fails to make the number one spot.
The Natural History Museum Ice Rink (October 25 - January 6) Set against the stunning backdrop of one of London's best-loved landmarks, skaters can take to the ice at the enchanting rink throughout the winter period.nhmskating.com
Prepare to go under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, as four terrific tales are bought to life on stage with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful characters from the best-loved titles: Tiddler, Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest Giant in Town and A Squash and a Squeeze.
MUSIC Martin Turner With millions of album sales and concert attendances worldwide, Wishbone Ash's heritage as one of the best-loved British rock acts is assured.
Since then, she has become one of Britian's best-loved actresses - recently starring in hit drama Marcella.
TOM JONES & ROB BRYDON: ONE BIG NIGHT BBC1, 8.00pm Rob Brydon hosts this spectacular night of comedy and music, which pays tribute to one of Britain's best-loved music legends, Tom Jones.
The variety bag contains their best-loved sweets, with a fun footballing twist.
THE COMEDY VAULTS: BBC TWO'S HIDDEN TREASURE (BBC2, tonight, 9pm) BBC Two's 50th anniversary has given the channel a brilliant excuse to raid the archives and offer clips of some of its best-loved shows.