guild: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (gild), [key]
- an organization of persons with related interests, goals, etc., esp. one formed for mutual aid or protection.
- any of various medieval associations, as of merchants or artisans, organized to maintain standards and to protect the interests of its members, and that sometimes constituted a local governing body.
- a group of plants, as parasites, having a similar habit of growth and nutrition.
- guild (Thesaurus)