masonry

noun ma·son·ry \ ˈmā-sᵊn-rē \
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018
plural masonries
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 capitalized : freemasonry

Examples of masonry in a Sentence

  1. a structure built of masonry

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First Known Use of masonry

13th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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MASONRY Defined for English Language Learners

masonry

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

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


MASONRY Defined for Kids

masonry

noun ma·son·ry \ ˈmā-sᵊn-rē \
plural masonries
1 : something built of stone or brick
2 : the work done using stone or brick
3 : the art, trade, or occupation of a mason


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