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  • Again, not the cosiest outfit for a spot of outdoor 'guising' - definitely an indoors outfit - but at just £8 for jumpsuit, cape and horns, this was pretty good value for money, reasonably well made and a decent size. "

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  • "guising" about the town in bands, visiting their friends and acquaintances and reproducing in miniature the carnival of more southern climes.

    Christmas: Its Origin and Associations Together with Its Historical Events and Festive Celebrations During Nineteen Centuries

  • In Scotland kids go guising (as in disguised) in amazing costumes and have to perform for their treats.

    » Trick or Treat! Strocel.com

  • My misremembered childhood seemed full of gangs of children traipsing door to door “guising” (as we call trick or treating in Scotland).

    A pleasing terror « Write Anything

  • THE KNOW IT ALL BLOGGER - This guy spouts advice and opinions like he's God's Gift to the World, guising his superiority under the banner of "being helpful."

    Archive 2009-07-16

  • So, All Hallows Even, Hallowe'en, tomorrow being All Hallows or All Saints Day, and a time when the spirits stir and the little children are out guising and collecting tooth decay.

    Goblins and Ghoulies and Zombies, Oh My ...

  • Traditionally, Samhain was celebrated with feasting and guising.

    Halloween's Celtic Roots

  • One theory on the origins of guising and dressing as ghosts may be in the notion that the dead are returning on this night and the change of appearance may protect the human from being recognized by the returning spirits of the dead.

    Halloween's Celtic Roots

  • Lord Grimsby was trying to recall if ever he had heard of the devil guising himself as a young red-headed girl, covering himself, from horned head to cloven hoof, in azure velvet.

    Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905

  • The lads of the house, with those of their neighbours, have been learning their parts, and getting ready their dresses for the 'Christmas guising,' and the household daily talk is full flavoured of Christmas.

    A Righte Merrie Christmasse The Story of Christ-Tide

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