Origin of syn-
Definition for syn (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for syn
Gray states it to be only a distorted specimen of Vulsella, Syn.A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby
Syn at euery wicked shrew and for hys wickednesse e more gredy aftir oer folkes rycchesse wher so euer it be in any place.
The eleventh is Syn, who guards the door of the hall, and closes it against those who are not to enter.
Syn he whiche we han accorded to 2924 ben good gouerne alle ingus by hym self.
Hence is the saying that syn is set against it, when anyone tries to deny ought.