guild

(redirected from guildsmen)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

guild

a group of species that exploits the same class of environmental resources in a similar way.
References in periodicals archive ?
6) Of the twenty-two portraits in the General Prologue (which actually describe a total of twenty-six pilgrims, since the Five Guildsmen are rendered in a group portrait and the Second Nun and "preestes thre" omitted), seven (for a total of 320 lines) are devoted to religious figures (Friar, Parson, Pardoner, Summoner, Monk, Prioress, Clerk) and fifteen to secular ones (but for only the slightly larger total of 349 lines).
Guildsmen won't just be selling their wares; various craftsmen will show the procedures that go into making their art at the demonstration village located on site.
He is interested in focusing on mahalles, or regions of the city of Aleppo in the mid-seventeenth century, how the urban terrain of the city was occupied and deployed in the commerce of the city, and the kind of contracts used by the 'asker class (non-taxpayers, soldiers, and stipendiary positions) and guildsmen to protect and maintain themselves.
Cultures embraced the recognition and development of giftedness as a way to determine potential contributors to a society--as leaders, even philosopher kings in Plato's imagined world, or guildsmen, or clerics.
The gates of Hell cannot prevail and, as Clifford Davidson notes, the knocking of Anima Christi therefore becomes central to the play--because of it, guildsmen were obliged to construct a Hell-mouth with gates that would appear to collapse.
Deceulaer, Guildsmen, Entrepreneurs and Market Segments: 6-9.
A Guild of Handicraft Trust was set up in 1909 as a looser association for the 12 remaining guildsmen.
medieval guildsmen viewed patents as "an unfair obstruction to the
When the aristocracy tried to rig Dublin City Council elections in the 1750s to put in their own candidates Kearney was prominent among the guildsmen in opposing them.
They were traditionally staged on Corpus Christi Day and Chester's series date back to the 1300s when they were performed by Chester guildsmen.