or gild·hall



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

Origin of guildhall

before 1000; Middle English; Old English gegyld healle; see guild, hall Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for guildhall

Contemporary Examples of guildhall

  • The Queen walked from Windsor Castle to the Guildhall with the Duke of Edinburgh.

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    Queen's Windsor Walkabout

    Tom Sykes

    April 30, 2012

Historical Examples of guildhall

British Dictionary definitions for guildhall



  1. the hall of a guild or corporation
  2. a town hall
Also: gildhall the meeting place of a medieval guild
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