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love letter

noun
1.
a letter or note written by someone to his or her sweetheart or lover
2.
(in Malaysia) a type of biscuit, made from eggs and rice flour and rolled into a cylinder
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  • Infinitely touched, my heart overflowing with gratitude, I wrote a love letter to the Printemps.

    Balloons Elizabeth Bibesco
  • For a love letter this was nearly as cold and formal as a legal document.

  • She had only thought of it as in funny style for a love letter, proper no doubt to the niceties of an "understanding."

    This Freedom A. S. M. Hutchinson
  • But reading it because you love to; as you would a love letter or a letter from home.

    Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon
  • It was the first love letter I had ever had from Martin, and it melted me like wax over a candle.

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