noun Date: 1748 a mason who builds with stone • stonemasonry noun

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  • stonemason — 1758, from STONE (Cf. stone) (n.) + MASON (Cf. mason). Another name for the profession was hard hewer (15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • stonemason — ► NOUN ▪ a person who cuts, prepares, and builds with stone …   English terms dictionary

  • stonemason — [stōn′mā΄sən] n. a person who cuts stone to shape and uses it in making walls, buildings, etc. stonemasonry n …   English World dictionary

  • stonemason — UK [ˈstəʊnˌmeɪs(ə)n] / US [ˈstoʊnˌmeɪs(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms stonemason : singular stonemason plural stonemasons someone whose job is to cut stone for building or decoration …   English dictionary

  • stonemason — [[t]sto͟ʊnmeɪs(ə)n[/t]] stonemasons N COUNT A stonemason is a person who is skilled at cutting and preparing stone so that it can be used for building walls and buildings …   English dictionary

  • stonemason — stonemasonry, n. /stohn may seuhn/, n. a person who builds with or dresses stone. [1750 60; STONE + MASON] * * * …   Universalium

  • stonemason — noun one who works in stone. See Also: stonemasonry …   Wiktionary

  • stonemason — stone|ma|son [ˈstəunmeısən US ˈstoun ] n someone whose job is cutting stone into pieces to be used in buildings …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stonemason — stone|ma|son [ stoun,meısn ] noun count someone whose job is to cut stone for building or decoration …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stonemason — n. one who builds with or hews stone …   English contemporary dictionary

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