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ma·son

 (mā′sən)
n.
1. One who builds or works with stone or brick.
2. Mason A Freemason.
tr.v. ma·soned, ma·son·ing, ma·sons
To build of or strengthen with masonry.

[Middle English, from Old French maçon, masson, of Germanic origin; see mag- in Indo-European roots.]

mason

(ˈmeɪsən)
n
1. (Professions) a person skilled in building with stone
2. (Building) a person skilled in building with stone
3. (Professions) a person who dresses stone
4. (Building) a person who dresses stone
vb
(Building) (tr) to construct or strengthen with masonry
[C13: from Old French masson, of Frankish origin; perhaps related to Old English macian to make]

Mason

(ˈmeɪsən)
n
short for Freemason

ma•son

(ˈmeɪ sən)

n.
1. a person whose trade is building with firm units, as stones or bricks.
2. a person who dresses stones or bricks.
3. (cap.) Freemason.
v.t.
4. to construct of or strengthen with masonry.
[1175–1225; < Old French machun, masson < Frankish *makjon maker, derivative of *makōn to make]

Ma•son

(ˈmeɪ sən)

n.
Charles, 1730–87, English astronomer and surveyor.

mason


Past participle: masoned
Gerund: masoning

Imperative
mason
mason
Present
I mason
you mason
he/she/it masons
we mason
you mason
they mason
Preterite
I masoned
you masoned
he/she/it masoned
we masoned
you masoned
they masoned
Present Continuous
I am masoning
you are masoning
he/she/it is masoning
we are masoning
you are masoning
they are masoning
Present Perfect
I have masoned
you have masoned
he/she/it has masoned
we have masoned
you have masoned
they have masoned
Past Continuous
I was masoning
you were masoning
he/she/it was masoning
we were masoning
you were masoning
they were masoning
Past Perfect
I had masoned
you had masoned
he/she/it had masoned
we had masoned
you had masoned
they had masoned
Future
I will mason
you will mason
he/she/it will mason
we will mason
you will mason
they will mason
Future Perfect
I will have masoned
you will have masoned
he/she/it will have masoned
we will have masoned
you will have masoned
they will have masoned
Future Continuous
I will be masoning
you will be masoning
he/she/it will be masoning
we will be masoning
you will be masoning
they will be masoning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been masoning
you have been masoning
he/she/it has been masoning
we have been masoning
you have been masoning
they have been masoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been masoning
you will have been masoning
he/she/it will have been masoning
we will have been masoning
you will have been masoning
they will have been masoning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been masoning
you had been masoning
he/she/it had been masoning
we had been masoning
you had been masoning
they had been masoning
Conditional
I would mason
you would mason
he/she/it would mason
we would mason
you would mason
they would mason
Past Conditional
I would have masoned
you would have masoned
he/she/it would have masoned
we would have masoned
you would have masoned
they would have masoned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mason - American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)Mason - American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)
2.mason - English film actor (1909-1984)Mason - English film actor (1909-1984)  
3.Mason - English writer (1865-1948)
4.mason - a craftsman who works with stone or brickmason - a craftsman who works with stone or brick
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
5.mason - a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly loveMason - 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

mason

noun stonecutter He hired a bulldozer operator and a mason for the job.
Translations
بَنّاء
зидар
zedník
murerstenhugger
múrari, steinsmiîur
akmentašysmūrasmūrinys
akmeņkalismūrnieks
duvarcıtaş ustası

mason

[ˈmeɪsn] N
1. (= builder) → albañil mf; (= stonework specialist) → mampostero/a m/f
2. (= monumental mason) → marmolista mf (de monumentos funerarios)
3. (in quarry) → cantero/a m/f
4. (= freemason) → masón m, francmasón m
MASON-DIXON LINE
La línea Mason-Dixon o Mason and Dixon es la línea simbólica que divide el norte y el sur de Estados Unidos y que, hasta el final de la Guerra Civil, marcaba la separación entre aquellos estados en donde existía la esclavitud y aquéllos en los que no. Esta línea de demarcación, que se extiende a lo largo de 377 kilómetros, fue establecida por Charles Mason y Jeremiah Dixon en el siglo XVIII con el fin de solucionar un conflicto que ya duraba 80 años sobre la frontera entre Maryland y Pensilvania. En 1779 la línea se extendió para demarcar la frontera entre Pensilvania y Virginia (hoy Virginia del Oeste); en la actualidad aún sirve como referencia del sur en general y en las canciones de country & western los cantantes hablan con nostalgia de "cruzar la línea" para volver a sus tierras sureñas.

mason

[ˈmeɪsən] n (also stonemason) → maçon(ne) m/f

mason

Mason [ˈmeɪsən] n (also freemason) → franc-maçon m

mason

n
(= builder)Steinmetz(in) m(f); (in quarry) → Steinhauer(in) m(f) ? monumental mason
(= freemason)Freimaurer m

mason

[ˈmeɪsn] n
a. (builder) → muratore m (also stonemason) → scalpellino
b. (also freemason) → massone m

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 ?
Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Brazen Crown, Perpetual Arch-Master of the Rosicrucian Masons of Mesopotamia; Attached (in Honorary Capacities) to Societies Musical, Societies Medical, Societies Philosophical, and Societies General Benevolent, throughout Europe; etc.
All these masons claim to be architects, are paid by the prefecture or from the petty budget, and wear green coats.
I know your outlook," said the Mason, "and the view of life you mention, and which you think is the result of your own mental efforts, is the one held by the majority of people, and is the invariable fruit of pride, indolence, and ignorance.
He had, in fact, spoken contemptuously of the monumental tradesman as an "exploiter" of labor, and had asked a young working mason, a member of the International Association, to design a monument for the gratification of Jansenius.
He knew her as "Miss Mason," and that was all, though he was aware that as a stenographer she seemed quick and accurate.
Monck Mason (whose voyage from Dover to Weilburg in the balloon, "Nassau," occasioned so much excitement in 1837,) conceived the idea of employing the principle of the Archimedean screw for the purpose of propulsion through the air - rightly attributing the failure of Mr.
White Mason was a quiet, comfortable-looking person in a loose tweed suit, with a clean-shaved, ruddy face, a stoutish body, and powerful bandy legs adorned with gaiters, looking like a small farmer, a retired gamekeeper, or anything upon earth except a very favourable specimen of the provincial criminal officer.
His name is Mason, sir; and he comes from the West Indies; from Spanish Town, in Jamaica, I think.
The man told the name of a mason in the village, and, on leaving the churchyard, Clare called at the mason's house.
I know it of mine own knowledge," said the mason, in the same reverent fashion.
MONTFORD MASON, Butler to Sir Robert Chiltern PHIPPS, Lord Goring's Servant JAMES }
Oats are very dear," said the sergeant to the mason.