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1. A member of a guild.
2. An advocate of guild socialism.
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(ˈɡɪldzmən) or


n, pl -men
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a man who is a member of a guild
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(ˈgɪldz mən)

n., pl. -men.
a guild member.
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