guise n : an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them" [syn: pretense, pretence, pretext]
- Rhymes: -aɪz
- 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
- 1924: Aristotle. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross.
Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available
at: . Book 1, Part 5.
- dialecticians and sophists assume the same guise as the philosopher
- 1924: Aristotle. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: . Book 1, Part 5.
- External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
- Cover; cloak; as, under the guise of patriotism.
way of speaking or acting
- Dutch: uiterlijk, voorkomen
- Portuguese: aparência
Guise is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardie in northern France. The ruins of the medieval castle of Guise, seat of the Dukes of Guise, are located in the commune.
- Population: 6,066
- Area: 15.54 km²
- Altitude: 97 m
EconomyGuise is the agricultural centre of the northern area of Aisne.
MiscellaneousGuise was the birthplace of Camille Desmoulins (1760-1794), a journalist and politician who played an important part in the French Revolution. It also hosted Jean-Baptiste Godin's familistère, created on the model of Charles Fourier's phalanstères.
guise in Bulgarian: Гюиз
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guise in Chinese: 吉斯
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