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guildsman

[gildz-muh n] /ˈgɪldz mən/
noun, plural guildsmen.
1.
a member of a guild.
Origin of guildsman
1870-1875
1870-75; guild + 's1 + man1
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  • At other times the guildsmen of Bruges fought against those of Ghent.

    Peeps At Many Lands: Belgium George W. T. Omond
  • His banquets or meetings of officers, of sharpshooters and guildsmen, are the most interesting of his works.

  • The costumes of the guildsmen of Valencia have been already noticed.

  • The tocsin therefore was sounded and the hosts of guildsmen and burghers marched out to attack the enemy.

    The Spell of Flanders Edward Neville Vose
  • In all this we may see the handiwork of the guildsmen, and likewise in the events which followed.

    The Story of Bruges Ernest Gilliat-Smith
  • Did he wish that he had let the guildsmen have their way on that memorable occasion before the Bouverie gate?

    The Story of Bruges Ernest Gilliat-Smith
  • The movement that led up to it had arisen amongst the guildsmen as well as the churchmen and the nobles of the preceding century.

    The Thirteenth James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for guildsmen

guildsman

/ˈɡɪldzmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a man who is a member of a guild
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