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.

(Guis"er) n. [From Guise.] A person in disguise; a masker; a mummer. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

(Gui*tar") n. [F. guitare; cf. Pr., Sp., & Pg. guitarra, It. chitarra; all fr. Gr. cf. L. cithara. Cf. Cittern, Gittern.] A stringed instrument of music resembling the lute or the violin, but larger, and having six strings, three of silk covered with silver wire, and three of catgut, — played upon with the fingers.

(Guit"guit`) n. [So called from its note.] (Zoöl.) One of several species of small tropical American birds of the family Cœrebidæ, allied to the creepers; — called also quit. See Quit.

(||Gu"la) n.; pl. L. GulÆ E. Gulas [L., the throat, gullet.]

1. (Zoöl.) (a) The upper front of the neck, next to the chin; the upper throat. (b) A plate which in most insects supports the submentum.

2. (Arch.) A capping molding. Same as Cymatium.

(Gu"lar) a. [Cf. F. gulaire.] (Zoöl.) Pertaining to the gula or throat; as, gular plates. See Illust. of Bird, and Bowfin.

(Gu"laund) n. [Icel. gul- önd.] An arctic sea bird.

(Gulch) n.

1. Act of gulching or gulping. [Obs.]

2. A glutton. [Obs.] B. Jonson.

3. A ravine, or part of the deep bed of a torrent when dry; a gully.

(Gulch), v. t. [OE. gulchen; cf. dial. Sw. gölka to gulch, D. gulzig greedy, or E. gulp.] To swallow greedily; to gulp down. [Obs.]

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