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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A stylized knot regarded as a symbol of the constancy of two lovers. Also called lovers' knot, true lovers' knot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a knot or bow, as of ribbon; -- so called from being used as a token of love, or as a pledge of mutual affection.

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

  • n. a stylized or decorative knot used as an emblem of love

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