What does the word siren mean?

Usage examples for siren

  1. About half an hour later the encircling hills of the bay echoed the shriek of a siren. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  2. Lady Winsleigh found it almost impossible to get her on the subject of the burlesque actress, Violet Vere, and Sir Philip's supposed admiration for that notorious stage- siren. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  3. The din of a siren above them filled the world with hideous clamour as Saltash recovered himself. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell