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Gonin

C'est un Maitre Gonin. He is a sly dog. Maitre Gonin was a famous clown in the sixteenth century. “Un tour de Maitre Gonin ” means a cunning or scurvy trick. (See Aliboron.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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