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Definition of "gilds" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gild. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gilds" in a sentence
  • "At a certain stage new forces of production were set in motion by the bourgeoisie, following upon the division of labor and the union of many different kinds of labor in one united manufacture, and the methods of exchange and requirements of exchange developed by their means, were incompatible with the existing historical surviving methods of production consecrated by the law, that is to say the gilds and the innumerable personal and other privileges (which for the unprivileged were only so many fetters) of the feudal social organization."
  • "In well-nigh every town one or more of these "gilds" were established, delighting the people with their quaint pageantry and elaborate ritual, and forming centres of light and culture throughout the land."
  • "What holds us in one piece is, paradoxically, a split in our corneas-a split that "gilds" us together like something precious, permitting our singular views from our temporary windows., by Sandra Beasley."
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