Freemason

noun
Free·​ma·​son | \ ˈfrē-ˈmā-sᵊn How to pronounce Freemason (audio) \

Definition of Freemason

: a member of a major fraternal organization called Free and Accepted Masons or Ancient Free and Accepted Masons that has certain secret rituals

First Known Use of Freemason

1646, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Freemason was in 1646

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“Freemason.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Freemason. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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Freemason

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Freemason

: a member of a large organization of men who have secret rituals and who give help to other members

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