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)
After a nine year absence from acting, Yothers was given the lead role in Lovelace the Musical, a 2004 stage show based on the life of former pornographic movie star Linda Lovelace.
Ada Lovelace is perhaps best known as being the first computer programmer.
I did not watch Question Time last night, but I am told this poem by Richard Lovelace is still appropriate:
Bringsjord et al. (2001) propose that a more satisfactory aim for AI is provided by a certain kind of meta-test that they call the Lovelace Test.
Lovelace, on the other hand, was his best friend; they had played together in several sides, and next term Lovelace would captain the footer Colts.
"Captain Lovelace, I believe you had forgot me?" she rallied him.
"Captain Lovelace, you may take me to the Pavilion."
His Grace of Andover begged Captain Lovelace to bear him company in his box.
"I shall look to see Captain Lovelace more out of your company."
He let fall pleasant little remarks concerning her friendship with Captain Lovelace, in which she read disapproval and a sinister warning.