Definition of Trystes
1. tryste [n] - See also: tryste
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trystes
Literary usage of Trystes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Remains of Nithsdale and Galloway Song by Robert Hartley Cromek, Allan Cunningham, William Gillespie (1880)
"spinning trystes, which, though for the express purpose of friendly assistance ... Then were Dancing trystes^ which were twin sisters to those of song : the ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
""trystes where the whole warlocks and witches of a county are assembled, ... there were trystes of friendly converse and of consultation, held between a few ..."
3. Life of Allan Cunningham: With Selections from His Works and Correspondence by David Hogg (1875)
"... the midnight meeting of chaste affection; the secret kiss and unheard whisper in the dancings and trystes, are the favourite themes of poetic record. ..."
4. The Bards of Galloway: A Collection of Poems, Songs, Ballads, &c., by by Malcolm M'Lachlan Harper (1889)
"To these public dancing trystes the daughters of the chieftains would sometimes go in peasants' disguise; possibly to partake in the rural felicities of ..."
5. Shirley: A Tale by Charlotte Brontë (1850)
"Recollections of happy trystes of lovers, commemorated in old ballads, returned on her mind: she thought such ..."