belamour

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French bel amour.

NounEdit

belamour (plural belamours)

  1. (obsolete) A loved one; a darling, lover.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vi:
      Loe loe how braue she decks her bounteous boure, / With silken curtens and gold couerlets, / Therein to shrowd her sumptuous Belamoure [...].
Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 18:37