[ sahy-non ]
/ ˈsaɪ nɒn /
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a Greek, posing as a deserter, who persuaded the Trojans to take the Trojan Horse into their city.
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How to use Sinon in a sentence
Il prenoit des symptomes si mortels, que souvent nous n'attendions sinon qu'il nous demeurast entre les mains.
Siquid novisti rectius istis, candidus imperti, sinon——I have nothing to add about the enclosed.
Sinon, a Greek, brought before Priam, feigns righteous indignation against Greece.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
The crafty Odysseus had left behind his trusty friend Sinon with full instructions as to his course of action.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome|E.M. Berens
Qu'elle n'alloit point au Sabath sinon lors que son mary estoit demeuré la nuict en pescherie à la mer.Witchcraft and Devil Lore in the Channel Islands|John Linwood Pitts