François de Lorraine
[frahn-swa duh law-ren] /frɑ̃ˈswa də lɔˈrɛn/ (Show IPA), 2nd Duc de, 1519–63, French general and statesman.
his son, Henri I de Lorraine
[ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA), Duc de, 1550–88, French general and leader of opposition to the Huguenots.
semblance or pretence: under the guise of friendship
external appearance in general
(archaic) manner or style of dress
(obsolete) customary behaviour or manner
(dialect) to disguise or be disguised in fancy dress
(transitive) (archaic) to dress or dress up
late 13c., “style or fashion of attire,” from Old French guise “manner, fashion, way,” from Frankish *wisa or some similar Germanic source (cf. Old High German wisa “manner, wise;” see wise (n.)). Sense of “assumed appearance” is from 1660s, from earlier meaning “mask, disguise” (c.1500).
- Francois rude
[ryd] /rüd/ noun 1. François [frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1784–1855, French sculptor. /ruːd/ adjective 1. insulting or uncivil; discourteous; impolite: he was rude about her hairstyle 2. lacking refinement; coarse or uncouth 3. vulgar or obscene: a rude joke 4. unexpected and unpleasant: a rude awakening to the facts of economic life 5. roughly or […]
[frang-kuh-lin] /ˈfræŋ kə lɪn/ noun 1. any of numerous Eurasian and African partridges of the genus Francolinus, having sharply spurred legs. /ˈfræŋkəʊlɪn/ noun 1. any African or Asian partridge of the genus Francolinus
[frang-koh-nee-uh, -kohn-yuh, fran-] /fræŋˈkoʊ ni ə, -ˈkoʊn yə, fræn-/ noun 1. a medieval duchy in Germany, largely in the valley of the Main River. /fræŋˈkəʊnɪə/ noun 1. a medieval duchy of Germany, inhabited by the Franks from the 7th century, now chiefly in Bavaria, Hesse, and Baden-Württemberg
[frang-koh-nee-uh n, -kohn-yuh n, fran-] /fræŋˈkoʊ ni ən, -ˈkoʊn yən, fræn-/ noun 1. a group of West Germanic dialects or languages, consisting of Frankish and the dialects descended from Frankish. adjective 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of . 3. of or relating to Franconian. /fræŋˈkəʊnɪən/ noun 1. a group of medieval Germanic dialects spoken […]