mason jar

noun, often capitalized M

Definition of mason jar

: a widemouthed jar used especially for home canning

Examples of mason jar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Warm, sunkissed neutrals make for a calming backdrop, while mason jars and ceramic pitchers filled with wildflowers keep the look grounded in the wild West. Jessica Dailey, ELLE Decor, "The Ultimate Guide to Infusing a Western-Chic Vibe Into Your Home," 1 Aug. 2019 And, of course, many are earth-friendly, recycling everything from mason jars to belt buckles. Ray Mark Rinaldi, The Know, "Outrageous costumes steal the show at this fashion-centric summer art exhibit," 23 July 2019 Decant into your favorite mason jar and dilute with cold water to drink. Eleanor Hildebrandt, Popular Mechanics, "How To Make Really Good Coffee," 5 June 2019 In addition to the shakes and sundaes, The Yard offers its own edible cookie dough served in mason jars. Michelle Matthews | Mmatthews@al.com, al.com, "These milkshakes bring everyone to The Yard," 26 June 2019 When ready to serve, fill each mason jar with ice, cover, and shake to dissolve sugar, then top with club soda. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Mason Jar Citrus Coolers," 20 May 2019 Spoon sugar into each of 8 mason jars and top with juice mixture. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Mason Jar Citrus Coolers," 20 May 2019 Also, store your weed somewhere secure — a glass mason jar with a lid works nicely — not in a plastic baggie where the puppers can reach it. 9. Dan Adams, BostonGlobe.com, "21 questions answered about legal marijuana in Massachusetts," 21 June 2018 This morning breakfast consisted of a gluten-free parfait—layers of coconut yogurt, fruit, and granola topped with goji and other berries and hemp—served in a mason jar. Alex Kuczynski, Town & Country, "How GroundSea Fitness Is Bringing West-Coast Wellness Trends Back to the Berkshires," 17 Oct. 2016

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'mason jar.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of mason jar

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mason jar

John L. Mason, †1902 American metalsmith

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about mason jar

Statistics for mason jar

Last Updated

13 Aug 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for mason jar

The first known use of mason jar was in 1888

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for mason jar

mason jar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of mason jar

US : a glass jar that has a wide opening and that is usually used in preserving fruits or vegetables

More from Merriam-Webster on mason jar

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with mason jar

Comments on mason jar

What made you want to look up mason jar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

authorized for issue (as a bond)

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!