noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English macian to make Date: 13th century 1. a skilled worker who builds by laying units of substantial material (as stone or brick) 2. capitalized Freemason

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  • mason — MASÓN, masoni, s.m. Francmason. – Din fr. maçon. Trimis de claudia, 02.04.2009. Sursa: DEX 98  MASÓN s. v. francmason. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  masón s. m., pl. masóni Trim …   Dicționar Român

  • Mason — Ma son, n. [F. ma[,c]on, LL. macio, machio, mattio, mactio, marcio, macerio; of uncertain origin.] [1913 Webster] 1. One whose occupation is to build with stone or brick; also, one who prepares stone for building purposes. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mason — Ma son, 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mason — (n.) c.1200, stoneworker (as a surname, early 12c.), from O.Fr. masson, maçon stone mason (O.N.Fr. machun), probaby from Frankish *makjo or some other Germanic source (Cf. O.H.G. steinmezzo stone mason, Mod.Ger. Steinmetz, second element related… …   Etymology dictionary

  • mason — ► NOUN 1) a builder and worker in stone. 2) (Mason) a Freemason. ORIGIN Old French masson …   English terms dictionary

  • Mason — (spr. mëß n), Stadt in der Grafschaft Cerro Gordo des nordamerikan. Staates Iowa, Bahnknotenpunkt mit Kalkbrüchen, Ziegeleien, Kornhandel und (1900) 6746 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mason — (engl., spr. mehs n), Maurer, Freimaurer; Masōnentum, Masŏney, S. Freimaurerei …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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