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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·guise /dəˈskaɪz, dɪsˈgaɪz ||dɪz-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·guise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disguised p. pr. & vb. n. Disguising.]
 1. To change the guise or appearance of; especially, to conceal by an unusual dress, or one intended to mislead or deceive.
    Bunyan was forced to disguise himself as a wagoner.   --Macaulay.
 2. To hide by a counterfeit appearance; to cloak by a false show; to mask; as, to disguise anger; to disguise one's sentiments, character, or intentions.
    All God's angels come to us disguised.   --Lowell.
 3. To affect or change by liquor; to intoxicate.
    I have just left the right worshipful, and his myrmidons, about a sneaker of five gallons; the whole magistracy was pretty well disguised before I gave them the ship.   --Spectator.
 Syn: -- To conceal; hide; mask; dissemble; dissimulate; feign; pretend; secrete. See Conceal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·guise, n.
 1. A dress or exterior put on for purposes of concealment or of deception; as, persons doing unlawful acts in disguise are subject to heavy penalties.
    There is no passion which steals into the heart more imperceptibly and covers itself under more disguises, than pride.   --Addison.
 2. Artificial language or manner assumed for deception; false appearance; counterfeit semblance or show.
    That eye which glances through all disguises.   --D. Webster.
 3. Change of manner by drink; intoxication.
 4. A masque or masquerade. [Obs.]
    Disguise was the old English word for a masque.   --B. Jonson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of
           something; "the theatrical notion of disguise is always
           associated with catastrophe in his stories" [syn: camouflage]
      2: any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal
         the wearer's identity
      3: the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying
         its appearance; "he is a master of disguise" [syn: camouflage]
      v : make unrecognizable; "The herb disguises the garlic taste";
          "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"