Freemason

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free·ma·son

 (frē′mā′sən)
n.
1. Freemason A member of the Free and Accepted Masons, an international fraternal and charitable organization with secret rites and signs.
2. A member of a guild of skilled itinerant masons during the Middle Ages.

freemason

(ˈfriːˌmeɪsən)
n
(Historical Terms) medieval history a member of a guild of itinerant skilled stonemasons, who had a system of secret signs and passwords with which they recognized each other
freemasonic adj

Freemason

(ˈfriːˌmeɪsən)
n
a member of the widespread secret order, constituted in London in 1717, of Free and Accepted Masons, pledged to brotherly love, faith, and charity. Sometimes shortened to: Mason
Freemasonic adj

Free•ma•son

(ˈfriˌmeɪ sən, ˌfriˈmeɪ-)

n.
1. a member of a widely distributed secret order (Free and Accepted Masons), having for its object mutual assistance and the promotion of brotherly love.
2. (l.c.) a member of a medieval secret society of stoneworkers.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Freemason - a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly loveFreemason - a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love
Freemasonry, Masonry - Freemasons collectively
brother - a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group); "none of his brothers would betray him"
Knight Templar - a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States
Translations
franco-maçom

freemason

[ˈfriːˌmeɪsn] N(franc)masón m

freemason

[ˈfriːmeɪsən] nfranc-maçon m

Freemason

[ˈfriːˌmeɪsn] nmassone m
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