trysting-place love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An arranged meeting-place; a place where a tryst or appointment is to be kept.

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Examples

  • Pharnabazus at the trysting-place, where Agesilaus with the Thirty around him awaited their coming, reclined upon a grassy sward.

    Hellenica

  • Hard by our trysting-place was a hazel-copse thick enow, for it was midsummer, and she said she would go thereinto and shift gowns, and bear me out thence the gift of the old clout (so she called it, laughing merrily).

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • [13] So the officers went away and did as he commanded, and the next morning at daybreak they assembled at the trysting-place, and Cyrus met them and came before

    Cyropaedia

  • Near the brink was a thicket of box in which a trunk lay prostrate; this had been once or twice their trysting-place, though it was by no means

    A Changed Man

  • Before I had waited long, she appeared at the trysting-place, and stood before me, as on a former occasion, on that same spot of clean yellow sand, clasping and unclasping her fingers, troubled in mind even then.

    Green Mansions

  • Of course they reached the trysting-place much too soon, and were very tired of walking up and down to keep their feet warm, before the sportsmen came up.

    Tales of all countries

  • They were not above fifteen minutes late at the trysting-place, but nevertheless, punctual though they had been, the girls were there before them.

    The Small House at Allington

  • I stood and the ch√Ęteau, but a little to the left, I traced the tufted masses of the grove which the lady in the mask had appointed as the trysting-place, where I and the beautiful Countess were to meet that night.

    The Room in the Dragon Volant

  • A general could not have chosen a more effectually-covered approach from the Dragon Volant to the trysting-place where hitherto I had conferred with the idol of my lawless adoration.

    The Room in the Dragon Volant

  • Some men might have hesitated before disturbing the occupants of a trysting-place, but not Kassianos.

    Counting Up, Counting Down

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