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February 14, 2009 - amoret

amoret [a' mor ett]
noun (sometimes amorette, amourette)

1. An amorous girl or woman; a wanton. [Obs.] --J. Warton.
2. A love knot, love token, or love song. (pl.) Love glances or love tricks. [Obs.]
3. A petty love affair or amour. [Obs.]

[ Old French amorette, French amourette, dim. of amour ]

He sang a rambling, out-of-tune amorette to his lascivious blonde amourette, during the heated heights of their scandalous amoret.

(sorry, this word is so obscure I couldn't find an actual example, so I made one up... I bet you never would have guessed...)
Tags: a, french, noun, old french

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