from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The deepest feelings or affections: a tug at the heartstrings.
- n. One of the nerves or tendons formerly believed to brace and sustain the heart.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Singular form of heartstrings.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A nerve or tendon, supposed to brace and sustain the heart.
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