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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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Still the Gild of the Holy Cross itself was a wide-ranging body, a kind of a trust that was funded by wealthy folk and which became vital as much for the physical wellbeing of Birmingham's people as for their souls.
GILD company rankings are based on the measurement of the quality of professionals working in the company.
Lavenham wills refer to the Alderman, who was the head or president of the gild and to the chaplain, who appears to have held no similar office in the church itself.
We are proud to have been chosen by GILD as their communication consultants as they chart their next phase of growth.
The Borough of Birmingham paid pounds 50 for the licence, and the Gild of the Holy Cross then built its hall - with its clock and chimes - at the bottom end of New Street, where the Odeon now stands and where King Edward's School used to be.
CHESHIRE hotels entrepreneur Mark Boler has acquired catering recruitment company Gilds from its administrator.