Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A counterfeit habit; a dress intended to conceal the person who wears it. Webster. Anything worn upon the person with the intention of so altering the wearer's appearance that he sball not be recognized by those familiar with him, or that he shall be taken for another person. A person lying in ambush, or concealed behind bushes, is not in "disguise," within the meaning of a statute declaring the county liable in damages to the next of kin of any one murdered by persons in disguise. Dale County v. Gunter, 46 Ala. Il8, 142.