Love making; a love affair; usually, an unlawful connection in love; a love intrigue; an illicit love affair.
the Latin word for passionate, physical love. Andreas Capellanus writes: "Love gets its name (amor) from the word for hook (amus), which means 'to capture' or 'to be captured,' for he who is in love is captured in the chains of desire and wishes to capture someone else with his hook" (31).
a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
A love-affair, especially one of an illicit nature.