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  • n. Alternative form of guildhall.

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Examples

  • Backtrack to Nguyen Trai Street, a walk of about two blocks, cross to the other side and turn right for Tue Thanh Temple (also known as Thien Hau), part of a guild-hall complex built by Cantonese immigrants in the early 19th century and still one of Cholon's most active Buddhist temples.

    Ho Chi Minh City

  • The oldest extant charter of a guild dates from the reign of Canute, and from this we learn that a certain Orcy presented a guild-hall gegyld-halle to the gyldschipe of Abbotsbury in Dorset, and that the members were associated in almsgiving, care of the sick, burial of the dead, and in providing Masses for the souls of deceased members.

    The Guilds

  • The interior of the guild-hall waited cavernous and dark, with a nest of bright candlelit hues at the depressed center of its floor, where the ceremony was underway.

    Conan The Warlord

  • Their activity centered about a spired, broadly arched building: the town's guild-hall.

    Conan The Warlord

  • Conan swung the chariot toward the steps of the guild-hall, scattering nervous watchers and toppling a decorative flower stand along the way with his brisk, inexpert handling of the team.

    Conan The Warlord

  • The oldest extant charter of a guild dates from the reign of Canute, and from this we learn that a certain Orcy presented a guild-hall (gegyld-halle) to the gyldschipe of Abbotsbury in Dorset, and that the members were associated in almsgiving, care of the sick, burial of the dead, and in providing Masses for the souls of deceased members.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • Then they prepared a banquet for me, and I went with them from it to their guild-hall, where many honourable men were gathered together, both goldsmiths, painters and merchants, and they made me sup with them.

    Albert Durer

  • Work (Nieuwerke), erected by the burghers as a guild-hall in the fifteenth century.

    Vanished towers and chimes of Flanders

  • The school was held on the upper floor, the lower being used as a guild-hall.

    The History of Education; educational practice and progress considered as a phase of the development and spread of western civilization

  • The performance, in the summer, frequently took place out of doors, in the winter, in the church or the guild-hall; it often lasted for more than one day, and people came to see it from far and near.

    Christian Singers of Germany

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