American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One's beloved; a sweetheart.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One truly loved or loving; one whose love is pledged to another; a sweetheart.
- n. A plant of Europe and temperate Asia, Paris quadrifolia: so named because its four leaves are set together in the form of heraldic true-love knot. Also herb-truelove. See herb-paris and Paris.
- n. A condiment for sweetening the breath.
- n. An ornament, probably shaped like a true-love knot.
- Indicating genuine love; affectionate; sincere.
- n. One who is truly beloved; a true love.
- n. botany A plant, Paris quadrifolia.
- n. obsolete, nonce word An unexplained word occurring in Chaucer, possibly an aromatic sweetmeat for sweetening the breath.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One really beloved.
- n. (Bot.) A plant. See Paris.
- n. An unexplained word occurring in Chaucer, meaning, perhaps, an aromatic sweetmeat for sweetening the breath.
- n. a person loved by another person
- true + love (Wiktionary)
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“He was sitting in his room waiting for the town clock to strike four, because when it did he had to go out and meet his truelove, whose name was Edith Plush.”
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“yankee: though who commits adultery in a case of truelove?”
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