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v. t. & i.1.To trust.
[imp. Triste.]
2.A post, or station, in hunting.
3.A secret meeting, or the place of such meeting; a tryst. See Tryst.
George Douglas caused a trist to be set between him and the cardinal and four lords; at the which trist he and the cardinal agreed finally.
- Letter dated Sept., 1543.
a.1.Sad; sorrowful; gloomy.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
The antique volume which I had taken up was the "Mad Trist" of Sir Launcelot Canning; but I had called it a favourite of Usher's more in sad jest than in earnest; for, in truth, there is little in its uncouth and unimaginative prolixity which could have had interest for the lofty and spiritual ideality of my friend.
I had arrived at that well-known portion of the story where Ethelred, the hero of the Trist, having sought in vain for peaceable admission into the dwelling of the hermit, proceeds to make good an entrance by force.
Mi fyddwch chi'n gyfarwydd a'r hanes trist dwi'n siwr: roedd dyn 26 oed o Fanceinion, am ryw reswm, wedi penderfynu gyrru car ei gyfaill drwy res o bebyll yn oriau man y bore.
Mae John Ogwen, yn arbennig, yn barod iawn i godi gwen ar ei draul ei hun, wrth adrodd yr hanes amdano'n cystadlu yn rownd derfynol Talwrn y Beirdd, ac wrth gerdded ymlaen i gyflwyno ei englyn yn clywed llais Gerallt Lloyd Owen yn adrodd y tu ol iddo: Peth digri iawn yw berfa Sydd isio bod yn dractor, Peth trist yw isio bod yn fardd A chitha'n ddim ond actor!
This time round Wunmi Mosaku, below with Elba, joins the cast as new recruit DS Catherine Halliday with Cold Feet's Hermione Norris playing psychiasynopsis: Pick trist Vivien Lake.
Tyson said he visited a psychia trist but was only able to mount his latest challenge for the title due to his faith in God.
The is a national company called Trist Stars and another sub-contracted company called Ayat which is well known in Wau and South Sudan," he said.
Eventually Dad got me and Tristan on the boat to land it safely, and Trist got it in the net on the second attempt.
Aster al Raffah Hospital has announced the appointment of Dr Siva Kumar, a pioneer in the field of neurology, and eminent psychiaA[degrees] trist Dr Moushumi P Mukherjee.