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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A subversive group or device placed within enemy ranks.
  • n. The hollow wooden horse in which, according to legend, Greeks hid and gained entrance to Troy, later opening the gates to their army.
  • n. Computer Science A program that appears to be legitimate but is designed to have destructive effects, as to data residing in the computer onto which the program was loaded.

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