Definition of guild noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    guild

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ɡɪld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡɪld//
     
    [countable + singular or plural verb]
     
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  1. 1an organization of people who do the same job or who have the same interests or aims the Screen Actors’ Guild
  2. 2an association of skilled workers in the Middle Ages the guild of clockmakers
  3. Word Origin late Old English: probably from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch gilde, of Germanic origin; related to yield.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: guild