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ma·son·ry

 (mā′sən-rē)
n. pl. ma·son·ries
1.
a. The trade of a mason.
b. Work done by a mason.
c. Stonework or brickwork.
2. Masonry Freemasonry.

masonry

(ˈmeɪsənrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Building) the craft of a mason
2. (Building) work that is built by a mason; stonework or brickwork
3. (often capital) short for Freemasonry

ma•son•ry

(ˈmeɪ sən ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. work constructed by a mason, esp. stonework.
2. the craft or occupation of a mason.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.masonry - structure built of stone or brick by a masonmasonry - structure built of stone or brick by a mason
brickwork - masonry done with bricks and mortar
dry masonry - masonry without mortar
stonework - masonry done with stone
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
2.masonry - Freemasons collectivelyMasonry - Freemasons collectively    
secret society - a society that conceals its activities from nonmembers
Freemason, Mason - a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love
3.masonry - the craft of a mason
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
bricklaying - the craft of laying bricks
building, construction - the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"
daub, plaster - coat with plaster; "daub the wall"
render - coat with plastic or cement; "render the brick walls in the den"
render-set - cover with two coats of plaster; "render-set the walls so they'll look nice and smooth"
parget - apply ornamental plaster to
mud - plaster with mud
float - make the surface of level or smooth; "float the plaster"
skimcoat - coat with a mixture of gypsum and spackle; "he skimcoated the drywall"
mortar - plaster with mortar; "mortar the wall"
Translations
بِناء
zdivozednictví
murværk
falazat
múrhleîsla, steinhleîsla; múrverk
murivo
taş duvarcılıktaş işi

masonry

[ˈmeɪsnrɪ] N
1. (= building trade) → albañilería f
2. (= stonework) → mampostería f
3. (= rubble) → escombros mpl
4. (= freemasonry) → masonería f, francmasonería f

masonry

[ˈmeɪsənri] nmaçonnerie f

masonry

n
(= stonework)Mauerwerk nt
(= free masonry)Freimaurerei f, → Freimaurertum nt

masonry

[ˈmeɪsnrɪ] n
a. (stonework) → muratura; (skill) → arte f muratoria
b. (also freemasonry) → massoneria

mason

(ˈmeisn) noun
(usually ˈstonemason) a skilled worker or builder in stone.
ˈmasonry noun
stone(work). He was killed by falling masonry.
References in classic literature ?
She presents the curious anomaly of the most solid masonry joining with oak and hemp in constituting the completed ship.
The floor was of concrete, the walls of the dry masonry that marked the method of construction above ground.
He had gone forward but a short distance, when, to his chagrin, a wall of masonry barred his farther progress, closing the tunnel completely from top to bottom and from side to side.
There was one place where an eighteen-inch breadth of light masonry had been added to the verge of the path, and as there was a very sharp turn here, a panel of fencing had been set up there at some time, as a protection.
It was a wall, seemingly of stone masonry -- very smooth, slimy, and cold.
The bullet striking the wooden casing of the window exploded, blowing a hole completely through the wood and masonry.
This gift will be a pledge of your purity of heart to her whom you select to be your worthy helpmeet in Masonry.
No, I think of sinking this engine in the earth alone, binding it with hoops of wrought iron, and finally surrounding it with a thick mass of masonry of stone and cement.
David's Tower was one tottering wall and a scattered mass of masonry.
I had scarcely laid the first tier of the masonry when I discovered that the intoxication of Fortunato had in a great measure worn off.
Not a morsel of the masonry of this tomb has been chipped off.
When they dig alongside of them, they find ranges of ponderous masonry that are as perfect in every detail as they were the day those old Cyclopian giants finished them.