Definition of true-love knot in English:

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true-love knot

(also true-lover's knot)

noun

A kind of knot with interlacing bows on each side, symbolizing the bonds of love.
Example sentences
  • 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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