Belamour

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Belamour A flower, but of what kind is unknown. "Her snowy brows, like budded belamours ."
    • Belamour A lover.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n belamour A gallant; a consort.
    • n belamour An old name for a flower which cannot now be identified.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Belamour bel′a-mōōr (Spens.) a gallant: a fair lady: a kind of flower.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. bel amour, fair love
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. bel amour, fair love.

Usage

In literature:

Surely my father never was ill-treated by Lady Belamour?
"Love and Life" by Charlotte M. Yonge
At their feet were the flowers of belamour.
"The Drunkard" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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