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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex;
[syn: tryst, rendezvous]

2. a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers);
[syn: assignation, tryst]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tryst \Tryst\, v. t. [OE. tristen, trysten. See Tryst, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To trust. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To agree with to meet at a certain place; to make an appointment with. [Scot.] --Burns. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tryst \Tryst\, v. i. To mutually agree to meet at a certain place. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tryst \Tryst\, n. [OE. trist, tryst, a variant of trust; cf. Icel. treysta to make trusty, fr. traust confidence, security. See Trust, n.] 1. Trust. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. An appointment to meet; also, an appointed place or time of meeting; as, to keep tryst; to break tryst. [Scot. or Poetic] [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. [1913 Webster] The tenderest-hearted maid That ever bided tryst at village stile. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tryst n 1: a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex [syn: tryst, rendezvous] 2: a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers) [syn: assignation, tryst]