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GUILD. A fraternity or company. Guild hall, the place of meeting of guilds. Beame's, Glanville, 108 (n).

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June 2, the guild will present a painting of Fenway Park by artist Mark Waitkus to the family of past guild president Beverly Amazeen, a huge Red Sox fan.
46) The guild of barber-surgeons could impose a more substantial fine of '100 shillings for each month' of a miscreant's intrusion.
When asked about the pay reduction, Hayes said Guild members are "guaranteed" to have their money restored on January 1, 2010, as specified in the agreement negotiated by the Guild.
When the relatives of the last chairman of the guild, George Whewell, came to Bromsgrove for the book launch, the son-in-law told me his father had destroyed the company archives when it closed in 1966 as he did not want anyone else to carry on with the name of The Bromsgrove Guild.
He asserts, in contrast, that these guilds were in fact "harbingers of civil society," in that in the guild system, there were important elements of autonomy that "bordered on independence.
Many writers spend their entire careers in cable where the majority of the work is not protected by the guild.
Petersburg association has approved a code of ethics for Russian PR people, in the Guild this code is still under consideration.
Nevertheless, the guild leadership recommended the membership vote the offer down.
Choosing the right peripherals partner for the Guild Wars 2 family of products was incredibly important.
We are asking all members to show their support for the Guild duringcontract negotiations by going as a group to Thursday's employeemeetings with publisher Michael Kane.
But surely, given the seriousness of what we face, the guild can't be the only organizational model we'll want to consider.
The guild reportedly said union staffers have been operating under the same contract since 1986, with no minimum base pay increase in 14 years.