meaning of guild

1. An association of men belonging to the same class, or engaged in kindred pursuits, formed for mutual aid and protection; a business fraternity or corporation; as, the Stationers Guild; the Ironmongers Guild. They were originally licensed by the government, and endowed with special privileges and authority.
A guildhall.
A religious association or society, organized for charitable purposes or for assistance in parish work.
a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen ">today"

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