Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


By this gis 1233 does Love, amid his riches, deceive the eye.

The gis of their Minerva was only said to turn men into stones.

A decree of Prince Philip, in 1553, was its gis and was constantly invoked.

When arrayed for war she wore a golden helmet and carried a shield, or gis.

Whatever may have been her motive, she put her gis over our head.

For the lightning and the gis and the trident are but fables, and so all ancient theology.

The Lukian Apollo was the deity of the defeated side, as Athene of the gis (goat-skin) was the deity of the victors.

Under this gis the liberty of every person within the national jurisdiction is unequivocally placed.

She wears the goat-skin, gis, in art, but this is usually regarded as another type of the storm-cloud.

"By Gis and by saint Charity," as the mad girl in the play sings, there is too much violence in modern love!