What does the word syllogism mean?

Usage examples for syllogism

  1. Therefore- The syllogism may he imperfectly stated, but the conclusion is sound. – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  2. We knew the syllogism was the conclusion, the Sunday punch. – The Kenzie Report by Mark Clifton
  3. Name the figured mood into which each syllogism falls. – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock