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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A gigantic horse of wood, within which Greek warriors were concealed, and which the Trojans were persuaded to admit into their city, to its ruin, on the pretext that it was an offering by the Greeks to Pallas, to atone for their abstraction of her image from the citadel.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Wooden Horse'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/w/wooden-horse.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.