mason

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noun ma·son \ˈmā-sən\

Definition of mason

  1. 1 :  a skilled worker who builds by laying units of substantial material (such as stone or brick)

  2. 2 capitalized :  freemason

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Origin and Etymology of mason

Middle English, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English macian to make


Mason

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biographical name Ma·son \ˈmā-sən\

Definition of Mason

  1. Charles 1728–1786 English astronomer and surveyor


Mason

biographical name ma·son

Definition of Mason

  1. George 1725–1792 American statesman in Revolution


MASON Defined for English Language Learners

mason

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Definition of mason for English Language Learners

  • : a skilled worker who builds or works with stone, brick, or concrete


MASON Defined for Kids

mason

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noun ma·son \ˈmā-sən\

Definition of mason for Students

  1. :  a person who builds or works with stone or brick



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