from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An appointed day of meeting or assembling, as of military followers, friends, etc.
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Oft comes a messenger with promise of a friend, And the friend comes himself without a trysting-day.
Another time she prayed him to come clad in that goodly armour of the spoils of Deepdale, and he could no less than yeasay her, and there he was on the trysting-day, striding by the river-bank in the sun, like an heap of glittering ice hurrying before the river when the thaw is warm and the sun shining bright at
However when the trysting-day came, all gathered together and said, "Fare we to the Sultan and acquaint we him with this and let him devise a device for the matter of his son; because this youth is his father's prop and stay, nor owneth he any other than this one."