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noun (in the Iliad)
  1. a son of Eumedes who was killed by Diomedes and Odysseus even though he had given them valuable information about the Trojans.
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Historical Examples

  • The oath he swore was bootless, but it made Dolon more keen on going.

    The Iliad


  • Dolon made it; but Odysseus devised the images of the two kings.

    The Ruinous Face

    Maurice Hewlett

  • Having learned all that he needs to know, Diomede ruthlessly slays Dolon.

  • If the story of Dolon be comic, it is comic with the practical humour of the sagas.

  • How did Dolon expect to creep among the host, when there was a wall?