Definition of true-love knot in English:

true-love knot

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(also true-lover's knot)


  • A kind of knot with interlacing bows on each side, symbolizing the bonds of love.
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    • Instead of ‘favours’, the ribbons were sometimes called true-love knots which was a very ancient term.
    • He got out his ` chaps’ and silver spurs to show them to Jake and me, and his best cowboy boots, with tops stitched in bold design - roses, and true-lover's knots, and undraped female figures.
    • And there they twined, in a true-love knot, The red, red rose and the briar.

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