Guiser


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Guis´er

    (gīz´ẽr)
n.1.A person in disguise; a masker; a mummer.
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The second drew on popular traditions of masquerade and the practices of 'blacking up' associated with the English guiser, mumming, Morris and the defence of ancient national liberties against foreign yokes.
27 June 2013 -- German reinsurer Munich Re's US-based LifePlans Inc health insurance subsidiary said it has appointed Gary Guiser as president and chief operating officer effective July 1, 2013.
The saddest of these is the account of fourteen-year-old Anne Wadsworth, stabbed fatally by a cross-dressing guiser, who was carrying a posy to a wedding event.
Initially, local agent Scott Guiser advised us to take soil samples from multiple locations on our 20-acre parcel.
The masks change, come and go, sometimes we do not know if the guiser is the same or another, whether the mask is the same or another, for the law of this old-new world Harris opens for us is metamorphosis, continuous and subtle and liberating.
Guiser He sat at the table next to Queenie, and said to her: "I'll lay a farthing to a guinea that you're a virtuous girl.
There is no better authority on the history of Allendale than 100-year-old Allen Smith, the veteran guiser who still leads the famous New Year Tar Bar'l ceremony in the Market Square.
Of course this year I've got my own wee guiser who will be transformed into Tinkerbell tonight.
A GUISER was attacked by a young woman, who took his sweets and a small amount of cash.
SHAME on the guiser who came to my door on Saturday night and asked: "Why did the skeleton refuse an invite to the party?
Guiser Martin Fairless, 47, dressed as a clown for the parade, said: "The burning of the barrels signifies getting rid of the old year and welcoming in the new.
Three hours of sitting and waiting and there is not a guiser in sight.