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Tryst

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Trystn. [OE. trist, tryst, a variant of trust; cf. Icel. treysta to make trusty, fr. traust confidence, security. See Trust, n.].
  •  Trust.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An appointment to meet; also, an appointed place or time of meeting; as, to keep tryst; to break tryst.  [1913 Webster]
    "The tenderest-hearted maid
    That ever bided tryst at village stile.
    "  [1913 Webster]
To bide tryst, to wait, at the appointed time, for one with whom a tryst or engagement is made; to keep an engagement or appointment.
Trystv. t. [OE. tristen, trysten. See Tryst, n.].
  •  To trust.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To agree with to meet at a certain place; to make an appointment with.  Burns.  [1913 Webster]
Trystv. i. 
     To mutually agree to meet at a certain place.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Tryst, n. & v. archaic
--n.
1 a time and place for a meeting, esp. of lovers.
2 such a meeting (keep a tryst; break one's tryst).
--v.intr. (foll. by with) make a tryst.

Derivative
tryster n.
Etymology
ME, = obs. trist (= TRUST) f. OF triste an appointed station in hunting

ROGET THESAURUS

Tryst

Sociality

N sociality, sociability, sociableness, social intercourse, consociation, intercourse, intercommunity, consortship, companionship, comradeship, clubbism, esprit de corps, conviviality, good fellowship, good company, joviality, jollity, savoir vivre, festivity, festive board, merrymaking, loving cup, hospitality, heartiness, cheer, welcome, welcomeness, greeting, hearty welcome, hearty reception, warm reception, urbanity, familiarity, good fellow, jolly fellow, bon enfant, bawcock, social circle, family circle, circle of acquaintance, coterie, society, company, social gathering, social reunion, assembly, barbecue, bee, corn-husking, corn-shucking, house raising, barn raising, husking, husking-bee, infare, party, entertainment, reception, levee, at, home, conversazione, soiree, matin_ee, evening party, morning party, afternoon party, bridge party, garden party, surprise party, kettle, kettle drum, partie carr_ee, dish of tea, ridotto, rout, housewarming, ball, festival, smoker, smoker-party, sociable, stag party, hen party, tamasha, tea-party, tea-fight, (amusement), the feast of reason and the flow of soul, birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve party, Thanksgiving Day Dinner, bonenkai, wedding reception, visiting, round of visits, call, morning call, interview, assignation, tryst, trysting place, appointment, club, sociable, companionable, clubbable, conversable, cosy, cosey, chatty, conversational, homiletical, convivial, festive, festal, jovial, jolly, hospitable, welcome, welcome as the roses in May, f=eted, entertained, free and easy, hall fellow well met, familiar, on visiting terms, acquainted, social, neighborly, international, gregarious, en famille, in the family circle, sans fa, arm in arm, a crowd is not company, be bright and jovial among your guests tonight, his worth is warrant for his welcome, let's be red with mirth, welcome the coming speed the parting guest.


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