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[gildz-muh n]
noun, plural guilds·men.
  1. a member of a guild.
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Origin of guildsman

First recorded in 1870–75; guild + 's1 + man1
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Examples from the Web for guildsman

Historical Examples

  • Gunnery was a closed corporation, and the gunner himself a guildsman.

    Artillery Through the Ages

    Albert Manucy

  • A guildsman could not sell wool retail to strangers nor go into partnership with a man outside the guild.

British Dictionary definitions for guildsman



noun plural -men
  1. a man who is a member of a guild
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