Overview

love


'love' can also refer to...

love

love

loved

Love

love

Love

Love

Love

Love

Love

Love

Love

Love

Love

Love

LOVE

love

Love A Very Short Introduction

Love

love An Elegy for the African American Community, or The Unintended Consequences of Desegregation/Integration

 
Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(in tennis, squash, and some other sports) a score of zero; nil. This usage apparently comes from the phrase play for love (i.e. the love of the game, not for money); folk etymology has connected the word with French l'oeuf ‘egg’, from the resemblance in shape between an egg and a zero.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.