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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guise, pretense, pretence, pretext(noun)

    an artful or simulated semblance

    "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"

Wiktionary

  1. guise(Noun)

    Customary way of speaking or acting; fashion, manner, practice (.)

  2. guise(Noun)

    External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.

  3. guise(Noun)

    Misleading appearance; cover, cloak

    Under the guise of patriotism

  4. guise(Noun)

    guys.

    Sup guise

  5. Origin: From guise, gise, gyse, from guisse, guise, vise, from Old , from wīsōn, from weyd-. Cognate with wisa, wise. More at wise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guise(noun)

    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

  2. Guise(noun)

    external appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape

  3. Guise(noun)

    cover; cloak; as, under the guise of patriotism

  4. Origin: [OE. guise, gise, way, manner, F. guise, fr. OHG. wsa, G. weise. See Wise, n.]

Freebase

  1. Guise

    Guise is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Guise

    a celebrated French ducal family deriving its title from the town of Guise in Aisne.


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