Free·​ma·​son ˈfrē-ˈmā-sᵊn How to pronounce Freemason (audio)
: a member of a major fraternal organization called Free and Accepted Masons or Ancient Free and Accepted Masons that has certain secret rituals

Word History

First Known Use

1646, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Freemason was in 1646

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“Freemason.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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