American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The meeting hall of a guild.
- n. A town hall.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See gildhall.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The hall where a guild or corporation usually assembles; a townhall.
- n. the hall of a guild or corporation
“Near the school is the guildhall, which is used for religious services, meetings, and entertainments.”
“You respawned back in town at your "guildhall" (a class-specific spawn point and levelling trainer) and had to do a "corpse run" to get back to your body naked and reequip your gear.”
“Legend has it that a Latvian merchant, denied access to a German-only guild, affixed two feline sculptures to his roof, tails up, derrières facing the guildhall.”
“He smelled again the smell of the harbour, a mixture of rotting seaweed and petrol; he heard the musical clock on the tower of the old guildhall, and saw the narrow streets with overhanging bays, from the lattices of which the harbour prostitutes hung their washing during the day.”
“In many cities they lived together on the same street, or in the same quarter, around their guildhall, where they frequently assembled to discuss their common interests, to inquire into the observance of the statutes, or share in the joys of large and fraternal banquets.”
“I'm gonna divide the guild bank and everything else between Ferrex and Porrux, and retire to the guildhall!”
“For the first time, the public will be able to visit the triple-chambered cellar under the ruins of what is now called Blackfriars Barn, but which is believed to have been a guildhall.”
“The guildhall of the town, called by them the moot hall, to which is annexed the town gaol.”
“Mages fetched sorcerous tomes from the guildhall library whenever he needed to check a point.”
“The Germans in London formed a corporation and established their own guildhall and steelyard.”
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