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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English poet (1618-1857)

Etymologies

From Middle English lufeless ("loveless"), possibly a nickname for a philanderer. (Wiktionary)

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