Definitions

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

  • n. One's beloved; a sweetheart.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who is truly beloved; a true love.
  • n. A plant, Paris quadrifolia.
  • n. An unexplained word occurring in Chaucer, possibly an aromatic sweetmeat for sweetening the breath.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One really beloved.
  • n. A plant. See Paris.
  • n. An unexplained word occurring in Chaucer, meaning, perhaps, an aromatic sweetmeat for sweetening the breath.

from The 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 a 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.

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

  • n. a person loved by another person

Etymologies

true +‎ love (Wiktionary)

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