tryst

[t_ɹ_ˈɪ_s_t], [tɹˈɪst], [tɹˈɪst]

Definitions of tryst:

  1.   An appointment to meet: appointed place of meeting. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   An appointed meeting. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   An engagement to meet at a certain place and time; a place of meeting. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   To agree to meet. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   In Scot., an appointment to meet; an appointed place of meeting. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for tryst:

  1. “ I had an intimate conviction that both parties would keep the tryst – Embarrassments by Henry James
  2. The Count answered that if Mrs. Steuben thought him bright enough he should be delighted to join the party; and he was told the hour for which the tryst was taken. ” – Pandora by James, Henry
  3. Far out at sea The white sails fluttered in the eager breeze, But Day was silent holding tryst with me,- My pilgrimage rewarded- faith restored. ” – Poems by Elizabeth Stoddard
  4. “ I await thee, Beloved, in the hills, in the hour of our tryst – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  5. She has beaten Freddy at billiards, and made him break tryst with Prue. ” – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  6. “ I keep a tryst here." ” – The God of Love by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  7. “ A strange tryst I kept there in the dark; listening to the flow of the waterfall from the lake, loud in that dead hour's stillness, or hearing the soft, incessant sounds of insect life awake in trees and fields. ” – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  8. Thus lived this camp of martyrs, refugees pursued by events to their tryst with Death, driven on by the hate and contempt of this offspring of Teutons and privateers! ” – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  9. After satisfying himself as to the chances of a sudden attack, he had returned to Athelney and sent messengers to the thegns and ealdormen of neighboring shires, giving them a tryst for the second week in May. ” – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  10. “ I come as promptly to fulfil my promise as you to keep your tryst – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson

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