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Definition of Guise

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outward appearance; facade, disguise; manner of dress
French ducal family of the House of Lorraine who were influential during the 16th century (first "duc de Guise" was Claude de Lorraine, 1496-1550)
Guise Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
  
(n.)
Customary way of speaking or acting; custom; fashion; manner; behavior; mien; mode; practice; -- often used formerly in such phrases as: at his own guise; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself.
  
(n.)
Cover; cloak; as, under the guise of patriotism.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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guise
\guise\ (?), n. [oe. guise, gise, way, manner, f. guise, fr. ohg. wīsa, g. weise. see wise, n.]
1. customary way of speaking or acting; custom; fashion; manner; behavior; mien; mode; practice; -- often used formerly in such phrases as: at his own guise; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself. the swain replied, "it never was our guise to slight the poor, or aught humane despise."
2. external appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape. as then the guise was for each gentle swain. a specter, in a far more terrific guise than any which ever yet have overpowered the imagination.
3. cover; cloak; as, under the guise of patriotism.

for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
The external appearance as produced by garb or costume.
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Rhith = n. guise, appearance, semblance, an embryo
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
(synonym) pretense, pretence, pretext
(hypernym) semblance, gloss, color, colour
Guise Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Guise is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.

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