(in Britain) a corporation that represents one of the historic trade guilds of London
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How to use City Company in a sentence
The Musical arrangements for this great City Company's feast were on a very elaborate scale.Twelve Good Musicians | Frederick Bridge
The younger or inferior members of a trade gild or City Company, otherwise known as "yeomen" (now obsolete).
One sees exactly the same types in a country gathering as in the most brilliant City Company.The Country of the Pointed Firs | Sarah Orne Jewett
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
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