craft guild

craft guild
craft guild noun
An association of people engaged in the same trade
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Main Entry:craft

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craft guild,
= guild (def. 2). (Cf.guild)

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n. historical an association of workers of the same trade for mutual benefit

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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