stone·​ma·​son | \ ˈstōn-ˌmā-sᵊn How to pronounce stonemason (audio) \

Definition of stonemason

: a mason who builds with stone

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stonemasonry \ ˈstōn-​ˌmā-​sᵊn-​rē How to pronounce stonemasonry (audio) \ noun

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When the couple returned to their home in Vancouver, B.C., Dan, a stonemason, confronted a new life. Amber Ferguson, The Seattle Times, "‘We’re the only ones who understand our situation’: Wives and girlfriends of men in wheelchairs form unique sisterhood," 10 Sep. 2018 Remember, Trump has many supporters who won’t back anything short of a stonemason standing alongside the border with a trowel. Chad Pergram, Fox News, "Proposed DACA pathway complicates border wall funding," 25 June 2018 The wronged husband took the couple to court to end the affair and in retaliation the stonemason placed the horned bull facing the shop to remind the baker who his wife really desired. Michael Democker,, "10 unique, legendary places to visit in Florence, Italy: On this spot," 18 Apr. 2018 Masonic origins date back to the guilds of stonemasons who built castles and cathedrals during the middle ages. Community Report, Houston Chronicle, "Liberty Masons hosting open house May 12," 6 May 2018 Of course, there is a saucier story telling how a stonemason had an affair with the wife of a baker whose shop faced the cathedral. Michael Democker,, "10 unique, legendary places to visit in Florence, Italy: On this spot," 18 Apr. 2018 They were sculpted by Cleveland’s lauded stonemason Joseph Carabelli., "Public Square Eagles: Long-gone statues from Cleveland's glory days resurface, go on sale," 23 Mar. 2018 She was descended from stonemasons and carpenters who constructed public buildings in Harford County. Jacques Kelly,, "Dora Pimental, worked on space projects and was animal lover, dies," 26 Dec. 2017 Their workers, an eclectic group of out-of-state organic farmers and stonemasons, are put up in apartments. Luis FerrÉ-sadurnÍ, New York Times, "How Much for That Tree? $35 in Harlem, or $135 in SoHo," 10 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of stonemason

1748, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stonemason was in 1748

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English Language Learners Definition of stonemason

: a person who cuts, prepares, and builds with stone

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