Definition of Mistryst

1. to fail to keep an appointment with [v -ED, -ING, -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistryst

mistrows
mistrust
mistrusted
mistruster
mistrusters
mistrustful
mistrustfully
mistrustfulness
mistrusting
mistrustingly
mistrustless
mistrusts
mistruth
mistruthful
mistruths
mistryst (current term)
mistrysted
mistrysting
mistrysts
mists
mists of time
mistune
mistuned
mistunes
mistuning
mistura
misturn
mistutor
mistutored
mistutoring

Literary usage of Mistryst

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1. Tales of My Landlord by Walter Scott, Jedidiah Cleishbotham, Robert Morton (1820)
"Ye'll be gaun yonder, Mr Patrick; feind o' me will mistryst you for a' my mother says. I thought it best to slip out quietly though, in case she should ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... ft An obsolete variant of mistrust. mistryst'- (mis-trist'), rt [< »i/s-1 + tryst. Cf. mistrust.] To disappoint by failing to keep an engagement ; bring ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Er that hir father io mistryst To tellen hir, of that he wyst. And cuer amonge mercy she cride, That he ne shulde his ..."

4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Er that hir father so mistryst To teilen hir, of that he wyst. And ener amonge merey she cride, ..."

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