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masonry

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noun ma·son·ry \ˈmā-sən-rē\

Simple Definition of masonry

  • : the stone, brick, or concrete used to build things

  • : work done using stone, brick, or concrete : work done by a mason

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of masonry

plural masonries

  1. 1 a :  something constructed of materials used by masons b :  the art, trade, or occupation of a mason c :  work done by a mason

  2. 2 capitalized :  freemasonry

Examples of masonry in a sentence

  1. a structure built of masonry



13th Century

First Known Use of masonry

13th century


MASONRY Defined for Kids

masonry

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noun ma·son·ry \ˈmā-sən-rē\

Definition of masonry for Students

plural masonries

  1. 1 :  something built of stone or brick

  2. 2 :  the work done using stone or brick

  3. 3 :  the art, trade, or occupation of a mason





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