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Trojan (O. Edd. Troian or Troyan) 1) subst. a native of Troy: Lucr. 1551. Mids. I, 1, 174. H6A V, 5, 106. Troil. I, 1, 4. I, 3, 233 etc.
Used as a cant term for persons of a doubtful character: “Hector was but a T. in respect of this,” LLL V, 2, 640. “unless you play the honest T., the poor wench is cast away,” LLL V, 2, 640 “there are other --s than thou dreamest not of,” H4A II, 1, 77. “base T.” H5 V, 1, 20. H5 V, 1, 20
2) adj. pertaining to Troy: Lucr. 1431. Merch. V, 4. H4B II, 4, 181. H4B II, 4, 181. I, 2, 13 etc. Per. I, 4, 93.
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