Definition of Freemasonry

1. Noun. A natural or instinctive fellowship between people of similar interests. "He enjoyed the freemasonry of the Press"

2. Noun. Freemasons collectively.
Exact synonyms: Masonry
Generic synonyms: Secret Society
Member holonyms: Freemason, Mason

Definition of Freemasonry

1. n. The institutions or the practices of freemasons.

Definition of Freemasonry

1. Proper noun. The institutions, precepts, and rites of the Freemasons ¹

2. Noun. Fellowship and sympathy among a number of people ¹

3. Noun. Strange customs which resemble Freemasons. ¹

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Definition of Freemasonry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freemasonry

Free French
Free Soil Party
Free State
Free World
Free Zone
Freedom Party
Fregoli delusion
Fregoli syndrome
Frei-Hoffmann reaction
Frei test
Freiberg's disease
Freiberg infraction

Literary usage of Freemasonry

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1. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"MYSTERIES OF freemasonry; or, An Exposition of the Religious Dogmas and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians; showing, from the origin, nature, and objects of ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"According to the "Masonic Review" freemasonry was instrumental in forming the American ... In Russia also freemasonry finally turned out to be a " political ..."

3. Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a by John Brand (1905)
"THE ORIGIN OF freemasonry, or the 1717 Theory Exploded by CJ ... TEXT BOOK OF freemasonry ; a Complete Handbook of Instruction to all the Workings in the ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Far different, however, is " symbolic freemasonry," which is a secret organization for the erection of a spiritual temple of humanity in the heart of man. ..."

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