true lovers' knot


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true lovers' knot

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Noun1.true lovers' knot - a stylized or decorative knot used as an emblem of lovetrue lovers' knot - a stylized or decorative knot used as an emblem of love
knot - any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
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References in classic literature ?
"I went back to the house, and wrote your name and mine in my work-box, and drew a true lovers' knot under them.
80 An Elizabethan example of decorative true lovers' knots is the armor of George Clifford, earl of Cumberland.