True"love` (?), n.

1.

One really beloved.

2. Bot.

A plant. See Paris.

3.

An unexplained word occurring in Chaucer, meaning, perhaps, an aromatic sweetmeat for sweetening the breath.

T. R. Lounsbury.

Under his tongue a truelove he bore. Chaucer.

Truelove knot, a complicated, involved knot that does not readily untie; the emblem of interwoven affection or engagement; -- called also true-lover's knot.

 

© Webster 1913.

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