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Wooden Horse

noun
1.
Trojan horse (def 1).
Origin of Wooden Horse
1615-1625
First recorded in 1615-25
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  • Mr. Marriott did not agree with the schoolmaster as to The Wooden Horse.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street

    Grant Martin Overton
  • It is not to be presumed that The Wooden Horse was published at once.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street

    Grant Martin Overton
  • Well, you said a Wooden Horse could have galloped up to Wykerton.

    Winning the Wilderness Margaret Hill McCarter
  • This famous Wooden Horse was "filled with men who took Troy."

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • Albert is riding his Wooden Horse, and Rover is barking at him, he is so pleased.

    Child-Land Oscar Pletsch
  • Albert is fond of striding a Wooden Horse, with a horn at his side.

    Child-Land Oscar Pletsch
  • "The Wooden Horse in the siege of Troy," shouted a score of voices.

    Heart of Gold

    Ruth Alberta Brown
  • (Euripides i, 86) suggesting that the Wooden Horse was a sar-kob.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • So I got a Wooden Horse for him, and had it covered with gold-leaf.'

    The Relentless City Edward Frederic Benson
British Dictionary definitions for Wooden Horse

Wooden Horse

noun
1.
another name for the Trojan Horse (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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