Definition of Lover's knot
1. Noun. A stylized or decorative knot used as an emblem of love.
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Literary usage of Lover's knot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ballads & Songs of Derbyshire: With Illustrative Notes, and Examples of by Llewellyn Frederick William Jewitt (1867)
"... The True Lover s Knot Untied: Being the right path whereby to advise princely Virgins how to ..."
2. The Ballads & Songs of Derbyshire: With Illustrative Notes, and Examples of by Llewellyn Frederick William Jewitt (1867)
"... The True Lover s Knot Untied: Being the right path whereby to advise princely Virgins how to behave themselves, by the example of the renowned Princess ..."
3. The Metropolitan (1844)
"They grew till they grew unto the church-top, And then they could grow no higher ; And there they tied in a true lover s knot, Which mnde nil the people ..."
4. The Patrician edited by John Burke, Bernard Burke (1848)
"... and the letters PV, tied together with a true lover s knot, and this inscription in black letters. ..."
5. Examples of Printed Folk-lore Concerning Lincolnshire by Eliza Gutch, Mabel Peacock (1908)
"... consisting of white ribbons curiously disposed in the form of a true lover s knot. The ship to which the happy bridegroom belongs is decorated with ..."
6. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Middle-English Arthurian Romance Retold by Jessie Laidlay Weston, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, Eric Valentine Gordon (1905)
"... birds of gay colour, and many a turtle and true- lover s knot interlaced thickly, even as many a maiden had wrought diligently for seven winter long. ..."