One can see an assignation end hopelessly, another can see it freighted with possibility.
Leave them alone for half an hour, and they will consummate the assignation in a hall closet or a public park.
"The assignation is for nine o'clock in the Bois de Boulogne," Aline informed her.
He took out an assignation ruble note and gave it to Karataev.
And suddenly it flashed across him that Hughs had merely dogged her to see that she had no assignation with anybody.
At last they set sail for Savona, the place of their assignation.
On my honor, you are a rose-bud, and I will have an assignation.
She was to watch her mistress from the house, and follow her to the place of assignation.
But I had an assignation, and on such occasions one does not consult the thermometer.
When he comes and demands admission, she denies the assignation.
early 14c., "appointment by authority," from Old French assignacion (14c., Modern French assignation), from Latin assignationem (nominative assignatio) "an assigning, allotment," noun of action from past participle stem of assignare (see assign). Meaning "action of legally transfering" (a right or property) is from 1570s; that of "a meeting by arrangement, tryst" is from 1650s.