guising


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guising

(ˈɡaɪzɪŋ)
n
(Theatre) (in Scotland and N England) the practice or custom of disguising oneself in fancy dress, often with a mask, and visiting people's houses, esp at Halloween
ˈguiser n
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Members of the Free Church of Scotland have been told not to let kids go out guising on the Sabbath.
Children who dress up to go out guising will have to do it a day early instead.
MY parents were very caring and I have happy childhood memories of going out guising with my friends on Halloween.