—n. 1. general external appearance; aspect; semblance: an old principle in a new guise. 2. assumed appearance or mere semblance: under the guise of friendship. 3. style of dress: in the guise of a shepherd. 4. Archaic.manner; mode.
—v.t. to dress; attire: children guised as cowboys.
—v.i. Scot. and North Eng.to appear or go in disguise.
Pronunciation: (gēz),[key] —n. 1. Fran•çois de Lor•raine Pronunciation: (frän-swa' du lô-ren'),[key]2nd Duc de, 1519–63, French general and statesman.
2. his son,Hen•ri I de Lorraine Pronunciation: (än-rē'),[key]Duc de, 1550–88, French general and leader of opposition to the Huguenots.