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  • n. Plural form of guild-hall.

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Examples

  • A guild-house where eating and drinking took place, was to be met with in most villages in early times: and these, I fancy, were the guild-halls.

    Notes and Queries, Number 47, September 21, 1850

  • I have seen much fine wood-work in the different guild-halls and town-halls in various cities of Italy, but in no lay building, not even in wealthy and magnificent

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 102, June, 1876

  • Then, too, were built the beautiful guild-halls, city-halls, and churches, which bear witness at once to the popular love for the fine arts and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Flemish religious zeal-the guild-halls of Bruges and Ypres, the churches of the Holy Saviour and of Our Lady at Bruges, those of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Flamboyant style is peculiarly the product of the individualistic architect and the purveyor of artistic luxuries, and during the entire period the best and most significant work is to be sought amongst guild-halls, palaces, castles, manors, and colleges, and in the towers, chapels, tombs and other memorials paid for by the new orders of rich merchants and affluent courtiers.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The grown people too were not silent, and as the procession approached the town-hall, head-quarters of military companies, guild-halls or residences of popular men, loud cheers arose, mingled with the ringing of bells, the shouts of the sailors on both arms of the

    The Burgomaster's Wife — Complete

  • The grown people too were not silent, and as the procession approached the town - hall, head-quarters of military companies, guild-halls or residences of popular men, loud cheers arose, mingled with the ringing of bells, the shouts of the sailors on both arms of the Rhine and on the canals, the playing of the city musicians at the street corners, and the rattle of guns and roar of cannon fired by the gunners and their assistants from the citadel.

    The Burgomaster's Wife — Volume 03

  • The grown people too were not silent, and as the procession approached the town-hall, head-quarters of military companies, guild-halls or residences of popular men, loud cheers arose, mingled with the ringing of bells, the shouts of the sailors on both arms of the Rhine and on the canals, the playing of the city musicians at the street corners, and the rattle of guns and roar of cannon fired by the gunners and their assistants from the citadel.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

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