Sentence Examples


  • That Chesterfield was early a thriving centre is shown by the charter of John Lord Wake, lord of the manor, granting a gild merchant to the town.
  • In Jerusalem itself the subordinate officers of the temple were not members of a holy gild, but of the royal body-guard, or bond-slaves who had access to the sacred courts, and might even be uncircumcised foreigners (Josh.
  • Shiloh's priestly gild is condemned for its iniquity (I Sam.
  • There was a gild merchant and also a town bailiff, but the latter office was of little real significance and was soon dropped.
  • Every twenty years or so (last in 1889 and 1905) the Fete des Vignerons is held here by an ancient gild of vinedressers, and attracts much attention.

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