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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 guild /ˈgɪld/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Guild n.
 1. An association of men belonging to the same class, or engaged in kindred pursuits, formed for mutual aid and protection; a business fraternity or corporation; as, the Stationers' Guild; the Ironmongers' Guild. They were originally licensed by the government, and endowed with special privileges and authority.
 2. A guildhall. [Obs.]
 3. A religious association or society, organized for charitable purposes or for assistance in parish work.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a formal association of people with similar interests; "he
          joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society";
          "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen
          today" [syn: club, society, gild, lodge, order]