How Do You Spell GUILD?

Correct spelling for the English word "guild" is [ɡ_ˈɪ_l_d], [ɡˈɪld], [ɡˈɪld]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for GUILD

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Plural form of GUILD is GUILDS

Definition of GUILD

  1. A voluntary association of persons pursuing the same trade, art, profession,or business, such as printers, goldsmiths, wool merchants, etc., united under a distinctorganization of their own. analogous to that of a corporation, regulating the affairs oftheir trade or business by their own laws and rules, and aiming, by co-operation andorganization, to protect and promote the interests of their common vocation. In medievalhistory these fraternities or guilds played an important part in the government ofsome states; as at Florence, in the thirteenth and following centuries, where tlicy chosetile council of government of the city. But with the growth of cities and the advance inthe organization of municipal government, their importance and prestige has declined.The place of meeting of a guild, or association of guilds, was called the "Guildhall." Theword is said to bo derived from the Anglo-Saxon "gild" or "geld." a tax or tribute,because each member of the society was required to pay a tax towards its support.

Anagrams of GUILD

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Usage Examples for GUILD

  1. As time went on and the religious manuscripts written, illuminated, and bound by the monks gave place to the more elaborate productions of a printing age, ecclesiasts were not skilful enough to do the illustrating demanded, and a guild of bookbinders sprang up. - "Paul and the Printing Press" by Sara Ware Bassett
  2. He had become a prophet of the " Guild Socialism" school, and was at that time extremely hostile to the Labour Party. - "The History of the Fabian Society" by Edward R. Pease