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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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Zunft H-JF, Friebe D, Seppelt B, Widhalm K, De Winter A-MR, Vaz De Almeida MD, Kearney JM, Gibney M (1999): Perceived benefits and barriers to physical activity in a nationally representative sample in the European Union.
Kearney M, Gibney MJ, Martinez JA, de Almeida MDV, Friebe D, Zunft HJF, et al.
For example, in connection with Molln (at one time the place that supplied most of the Jew's harps in Western Europe) and its long, interesting connection with the instrument, she has omitted any reference to the most comprehensive study of the subject ever to appear--Gustav Otruba's "Die Maultrommeln und ihre Erzeugung zu Molln: Von der Zunft zur Werkgenossenschaft" (Oberosterreichische Heimatblatter 40, Heft 1 [1986]: 59--94).