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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvalentineval‧en‧tine /ˈvæləntaɪn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 LOVEsomeone you love or think is attractive, that you send a card to on St Valentine’s Day 🔊 Be my valentine.2 TCMa card you send to someone on St Valentine’s Day
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valentineWho could the woman be, who admired him so much that she sent him a valentine?A group of nineteenth century greeting cards and valentines, types of ephemera now a popular field of collecting.Every year she bought a dozen valentines.But she would have preferred him to admire her from the beginning, without the encouragement of her valentine.The other valentines were a more complicated matter.Bathsheba was about to ask why he should think that, when she remembered the valentine.