Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The meeting hall of a guild.
  • n. A town hall.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hall where a guild or corporation usually assembles.
  • n. town hall

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The hall where a guild or corporation usually assembles; a townhall.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See gildhall.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the hall of a guild or corporation

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Examples

  • Near the school is the guildhall, which is used for religious services, meetings, and entertainments.

    American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'

  • 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.

    Raph's Website

  • 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.

    Little Country, Big Impact

  • 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.

    Autumn

  • 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.

    The Social Order Before and After the Protestant Reformation

  • I'm gonna divide the guild bank and everything else between Ferrex and Porrux, and retire to the guildhall!

    Gorboduc, the MMORPG Version

  • 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.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • The guildhall of the town, called by them the moot hall, to which is annexed the town gaol.

    A Tour through the Eastern Counties of England, 1722

  • Mages fetched sorcerous tomes from the guildhall library whenever he needed to check a point.

    Rulers of the Darkness

  • The Germans in London formed a corporation and established their own guildhall and steelyard.

    3. The Hanseatic League

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