- a Greek, posing as a deserter, who persuaded the Trojans to take the Trojan Horse into their city.
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Examples from the Web for sinon
This seemed to all a sign from heaven to confirm what Sinon had told them.Half a Hundred Hero Tales
Car nous ne sommes point entrs dedans les terres, sinon par les moyen de la mer & des riuieres.
Si donc le malade mange ce qu'on luy aura baill, bon prou luy face; sinon, lon dira, qu'il est bien malade.
Have we really declined so far, that you are to be the Sinon to bring us to this sorry pass?
It is not improbable that it may have become so on being adopted from the work of Virgil: Come what may of it, as Sinon said.The Fables of Phdrus
Word Origin and History for sinon
name of the Greek who induced the Trojans to take the wooden horse into the city; hence "a deceiver by false tales."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper