from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A satirist; a writer of satirical poems: an epithet of Timon of Phlius, author of three books of Σίλλοι in hexameters against the Greek dogmatic (non-skeptical) philosophers, of which a few fragments remain.


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  • Thanks, adoarns--I'm stealing this (in a slightly different form) for my "writers" list. :-)

    February 6, 2008

  • A satire, or one who writes them.

    February 6, 2008