What does "Siren" mean?

Today it means: A captivating woman with deadly charm.

A word from Greek mythology. Sirens would charm passing sailors with their singing and beauty so much that they would be rooted to the spot. This might happen if a sailor returns to port from a long voyage and sees something or someone that stops him doing his duties. The person he's looking at would be a siren.


By SailingQuiz October 2019   Category: Nautical Saying              

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