from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Lovelace, Richard 1618-1657? English Cavalier poet who is noted especially for the lyrics "To Althea, from Prison” and "To Lucasta, Going to the Wars.”
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- proper n. A surname.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A love-knot; a love-token.
- n. A fine-mannered libertine; a rakish but agreeable man of the world.
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- n. English poet (1618-1857)
From Middle English lufeless ("loveless"), possibly a nickname for a philanderer. (Wiktionary)