What is GUILDHALL?

The hall or place of meeting of a guild, or gild.The place of meeting of a municipal corporation. 3 Steph. Comm. 173, note. Themercantile or commercial gilds of the Saxons are supposed to have given rise to thepresent municipal corporations of England, whose place of meeting is still called the “Guildhall.”

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