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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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SOMC is supported by a total of six guilds, including a newly formed Pediatric Guild.
The guild was launched in March 1963 with a handful of members, but through participation and word of mouth the group has grown to more than 60.
The merchant guild controlled most of the city's wholesale and retail trade, while the craft guilds controlled the production and sale of many manufactured goods.
Only holders of privileges were permitted to trade, and holding an exclusive privilege meant greater rewards for the guild members.
Corporations had been around for centuries with some, such as the guild of bakers, dating back to the thirteenth century.
org Romenesko Web site, Newspaper Guild leaders informed members of the initial Times agreement to consider a buyout, but noted no specific details had been worked out.
The Gala will officially kick off the Guild Hall's 75th Anniversary, "Celebrating Creativity.
The narrative opens in Hannis Bay where Brendell is breaking into the Thief Guild offices.
Mrs Rosie Scott from the Lindley Town Guild was elected Federation chairman.
As befits someone who seeks to bridge social and cultural history, Crowston is not simply interested in the economic and institutional history of the seamstresses guild (though the dates in the title derive from the guild's institutional history), but in assessing the "cultural meaning" of both the guild and the women who were its members, sought to become members, or challenged the guild's monopoly.
He would not be the first prime minister pictured by the Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts statue at the Buckinghamshire mansion for Lord Lee who in 1917 gave the house to the nation as the prime minister's country residence.