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or gild·hall

  1. (in Britain) the hall built or used by a guild or corporation for its assemblies; town hall.
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Origin of guildhall

before 1000; Middle English; Old English gegyld healle; see guild, hall
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  1. British
    1. the hall of a guild or corporation
    2. a town hall
  2. Also: gildhall the meeting place of a medieval guild
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