- (in Britain) the hall built or used by a guild or corporation for its assemblies; town hall.
Origin of guildhall
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Examples from the Web for gildhall
Personally he has taken his abode at the Gildhall of Saint Jorghen.Plays by August Strindberg, Fourth Series
I wunders how many of the tens of thousands who came to Gildhall to see the temting sight, can say the same.
And now cums won of the werry cleverest dodges as even a Welsh Souperintendant of Gildhall picturs coud posserbly have thort on.
Well, if we aint bin and had a fine time of it at Gildhall this last week or two, it's a pitty!
- the hall of a guild or corporation
- a town hall
- Also: gildhall the meeting place of a medieval guild
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