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lover


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Louver  \Lou"ver\,  Louvre  \Lou"vre\,  n.  [OE.  lover,  OF  lover, 
  lovier;  or  l'ouvert  the  opening,  fr  overt,  ouvert,  p.  p.  of 
  ovrir  ouvrir  to  open  F.  ouvrir  Cf  {Overt}.]  (Arch.) 
  A  small  lantern.  See  {Lantern},  2 
  a  .  [Written  also  {lover},  {loover},  {lovery},  and 
  {luffer}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lover  \Lov"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  loves;  one  who  is  in  love;  --  usually  limited,  in 
  the  singular,  to  a  person  of  the  male  sex.  --Gower. 
 
  Love  is  blind,  and  lovers  can  not  see  The  pretty 
  follies  that  themselves  commit.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  friend;  one  strongly  attached  to  another;  one  who 
  greatly  desires  the  welfare  of  any  person  or  thing  as  a 
  lover  of  his  country. 
 
  I  slew  my  best  lover  for  the  good  of  Rome.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  One  who  has  a  strong  liking  for  anything  as  books, 
  science,  or  music.  ``A  lover  of  knowledge.''  --T.  Burnet. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lover  \Lo"ver\,  Lovery  \Lo"ver*y\,  n. 
  See  {Louver}.  [Obs.]  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lover 
  n  1:  a  person  who  loves  or  is  loved 
  2:  an  ardent  follower  [syn:  {fan},  {buff},  {devotee},  {afficionado}] 




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