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guildsman

[ gildz-muhn ]
/ ˈgɪldz mən /
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noun, plural guilds·men.
a member of a guild.
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Origin of guildsman

First recorded in 1870–75; guild + 's1 + man
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How to use guildsman in a sentence

  • The crafty guildsman had avoided the Giant's traps and there found the two geese squatting upon their bed of minerals.

    Rastignac the Devil|Philip Jos Farmer
  • A guildsman could not sell wool retail to strangers nor go into partnership with a man outside the guild.

  • It showed a man of serious bearing, and brought to mind the princely guildsman of the Middle Ages.

    The Goose Man|Jacob Wassermann
  • Gunnery was a closed corporation, and the gunner himself a guildsman.

British Dictionary definitions for guildsman

guildsman

gildsman

/ (ˈɡɪldzmən) /

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