Definition for DIS-GUISE'

DIS-GUISE', v.t. [disgi'ze. Fr. deguiser; de, dis, and guise, manner.]

  1. To conceal by an unusual habit, or mask. Men sometimes disguise themselves for the purpose of committing crimes without danger of detection. They disguise their faces in a masquerade.
  2. To hide by a counterfeit appearance; to cloke by a false show, by false language, or an artificial manner; as, to disguise anger, sentiments or intentions.
  3. To disfigure; to alter the form, and exhibit an unusual appearance. They saw the faces, which too well they knew, / Though then disguised in death. – Dryden.
  4. To disfigure or deform by liquor; to intoxicate. – Spectator.

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