Amoret

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Amoret A love knot, love token, or love song. pl Love glances or love tricks.
    • Amoret A petty love affair or amour.
    • Amoret An amorous girl or woman; a wanton.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n amoret A sweetheart; an amorous girl; a paramour.
    • n amoret A love-knot.
    • n amoret A love-sonnet or love-song.
    • n amoret A trifling love-affair; a slight amour.
    • n amoret plural Looks that inspire love; love-glances.
    • n amoret A cupid; a little love. See amoretto.
    • n amoret Also written amourette.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Amoret am′or-et (obs.) a sweetheart.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. amorette, F. amourette, dim. of amour
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. amorette—L. amor-em.

Usage

In literature:

Fay and Amoret were always with her, and depended on her for everything.
"Love and Life" by Charlotte M. Yonge
When afterwards he met the true Amoret, he repulsed her, and even wounded her with intent to kill.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
As they are going, Perigot stays Amoret, begging her to lend an ear to his suit.
"Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama" by Walter W. Greg
Now let's have your gorgeous idea, Amoret.
"Modern marriage and how to bear it" by Maud Churton Braby
The yellow amoret swinging from the tallest shoot of the hedge was the companion of how many summer walks.
"Sinister Street, vol. 1" by Compton Mackenzie
Leave me to my grief, let Amoret dwell in chains, and Scudamour die of misery.
"Tales from Spenser; Chosen from the Faerie Queene" by Edmund Spencer
Belphoebe has left the squire with Amoret, and comes back.
"Great Ralegh" by Hugh De Selincourt
Meanwhile Jane Amoret would be dispatched at once with her nurse to Fernleigh.
"Christmas Roses and Other Stories" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
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In poetry:

Yet though I could your scorn outlive,
'Twere folly, since to me
Not love itself a joy can give,
But, Amoret, in thee.
"Songs Set To Music: 22. Set" by Matthew Prior
Ah ! bright is the blush on the cheek of the Morning,
Behold how its presence enlivens the sky,
But pale are its hues to the lustre adorning
The conquering glance of my Amoret's eye.
"Arabian Song" by Laura Sophia Temple
And thou blazing Sun ! with thy beauties so finish'd,
That o'er the blue heavens thy chariot dost roll,
Methinks that e'en thy glorious rays seem diminish'd,
Put out by the fires of my Amoret's Soul.
"Arabian Song" by Laura Sophia Temple
How soft are the gales o'er yon hill that are blowing !
Through plains of Arabia they scatter their spice ;
But faint are the sweets o'er the land that are flowing
Compar'd to the musk of my Amoret's voice.
"Arabian Song" by Laura Sophia Temple
I. If rightly tuneful bards decide,
If it be fix'd in love's decrees,
That beauty ought not to be tried
But by its native power to please,
Then tell me, youths and lovers, tell,
What fair can Amoret excell?
"Ode VIII: If Rightly Tuneful Bards Decide" by Mark Akenside
LET Cowley soft in amorous verse The rovings of his love rehearse,
With passion most unruly, Boast how he woo'd sweet Amoret,
The sobbing Jane, and sprightly Bet,
The lily fair and smart brunette,
In sweet succession truly.
"My Mistresses" by Royall Tyler