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City Company

noun
1.
(in Britain) a corporation that represents one of the historic trade guilds of London
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Historical Examples
  • To get prepared for company, and city company at that, and then have company not come!

    The Von Toodleburgs F. Colburn Adams
  • He had dined with a city company; but had dined as a man who knew little of the dinner or of those who ate it.

    Aladdin of London

    Sir Max Pemberton
  • Think not that a city company of the olden time would call together the men to feast alone while the women stayed at home.

    London Walter Besant
  • The younger or inferior members of a trade gild or city company, otherwise known as "yeomen" (now obsolete).

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