Definition of Mason

1. Noun. American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792).

Exact synonyms: George Mason
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader



2. Noun. English film actor (1909-1984).

3. Noun. English writer (1865-1948).
Exact synonyms: A. E. W. Mason, Alfred Edward Woodley Mason
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

4. Noun. A craftsman who works with stone or brick.
Exact synonyms: Stonemason
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Artisan, Craftsman, Journeyman
Derivative terms: Masonic

5. Noun. A member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love.
Exact synonyms: Freemason
Group relationships: Freemasonry, Masonry
Generic synonyms: Brother
Specialized synonyms: Knight Templar
Derivative terms: Masonic

Definition of Mason

1. n. One whose occupation is to build with stone or brick; also, one who prepares stone for building purposes.

2. v. t. To build stonework or brickwork about, under, in, over, etc.; to construct by masons; -- with a prepositional suffix; as, to mason up a well or terrace; to mason in a kettle or boiler.

Definition of Mason

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An occupational from=Middle English dot=) for a stonemason. ¹

2. Proper noun. A Freemason. ¹

3. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

4. Noun. One whose occupation is to build with stone or brick; also, one who prepares stone for building purposes. ¹

5. Noun. A member of the fraternity of Freemasons. See Freemason. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To build stonework or brickwork about, under, in, over, etc.; to construct by masons; -- with a prepositional suffix; as, to mason up a well or terrace; to mason in a kettle or boiler. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mason

1. to build with stone or brick [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Mason

1. 1. One whose occupation is to build with stone or brick; also, one who prepares stone for building purposes. 2. A member of the fraternity of Freemasons. See Freemason. Mason bee, any wasp that constructs its nest, or brood cells, of hardened mud. The female fills the cells with insects or spiders, paralysed by a sting, and thus provides food for its larvae Origin: F. Maon, LL. Macio, machio, mattio, mactio, marcio, macerio; of uncertain origin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mason

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Literary usage of Mason

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1. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"Mason, Redfern. > Song lore of Ireland: Erin's story in music and verse. ... 10-26178 Mason family. -Mason, TW Family record In our line of descent from ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"Action by Lucinda Mason and Lizzie Ma- gon against the Postal Telegraph Cable Company. ... Postal Telegraph Cable Co., 60 SE 780 and Margaret Mason v. ..."

3. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1901)
"SB Spear, Mason City; Public Warehouses and Warehouse Men. and Their Effect ... Miss Leota Wakeman, Mason City; Higher Education for Woman as Regards Better ..."

4. The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States by Henry Gannett (1905)
"Mason; river in northern Illinois, tributary to the 1 llinois River, ... Mason; county in Washington, named for Charles H. Mason, ihe first State secretary. ..."

5. Annual Report by American Tract Society (1854)
"Mason, Thomas, New York city. Mason, John L., New York city. Mason, Miss Ann, New York city. Mason, Miss Julia, New York city. Mason ..."

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