guiser

noun
guis·​er | \ ˈgīzər \
plural -s

Definition of guiser

chiefly Scottish
: a person in disguise : mummer especially : a Christmas mummer

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History and Etymology for guiser

Middle English (northern dialect) gysar, from gysen, verb + -ar, -er -er

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“Guiser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guiser. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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