stonemason


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stone·ma·son

 (stōn′mā′sən)
n.
One that prepares and lays stones in building.

stone′ma′son·ry n.

stonemason

(ˈstəʊnˌmeɪsən)
n
(Building) a person who is skilled in preparing stone for building
ˈstoneˌmasonry n

stone•ma•son

(ˈstoʊnˌmeɪ sən)

n.
a person who builds with or dresses stone.
[1750–60]
stone′ma`son•ry, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stonemason - a craftsman who works with stone or brickstonemason - a craftsman who works with stone or brick
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
Translations

stonemason

[ˈstəʊnˌmeɪsn] Nalbañil mf; (in quarry) → cantero m

stonemason

[ˈstəʊnmeɪsən] ntailleur/euse m/f de pierre(s)

stonemason

[ˈstəʊnˌmeɪsn] nscalpellino
References in classic literature ?
You remember that a stonemason, named Slater, walking from Forest Row about one o'clock in the morning--two days before the murder--stopped as he passed the grounds and looked at the square of light still shining among the trees.
in order to test the technical capacity, the proof as a stonemason / stonemason is required.
It is owned by 27-year-old stonemason Tom Whitehead and was a car he wanted to keep right into his 'old age.
We approached a stonemason, but he didn't seem keen to take it on.
Master stonemason Alan Ash - who has created some of the most beautiful and enduring rock walls, arches and buildings around, using techniques that date back about as far as civilization itself - came to his life's work almost accidentally.
Stonemason Toby Johnson works on the window traceries at the Old Grammar School, in Hales Street, in the city centre | Stonemason Toby Johnson works on the window traceries at the Old Grammar School, in Hales Street, in the city centre
The 33-year-old stonemason had an accident with a machine that damaged his face and crushed his upper jaw, reports the Associated Press.
The Loftus Stonemason, who is working on a rough cut sandstone block using a mallet and chisel, represents all local stonemasons.
SKILLS AND INTERESTS To be a stonemason you should: be able to follow plans and drawings; be careful and methodical, and able to work within safety procedures; have good co-ordination and manual skills for cutting, shaping and fixing stone; have artistic and drawing ability for the decorative aspects of the work; be physically fit and strong; be comfortable working at heights if intending to become a fixer mason; be able to work well as part of a team.
THE COLLECTOR: DAVID DOUGLAS AND THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NORTHWEST surveys David Douglas's discoveries of hundreds of western plants and tells how the son of a stonemason who lived in a rural Scottish village became the premier botanical explorer of the Pacific Northwest.
Along similar lines, Harison's third chapter focusing exclusively on the life of the stonemason Martin Nadaud seems unnecessary, since Nadaud's experiences are included in many of the other chapters in the book.
This week, the Timmins family struggle to make ends meets after Robert's tools go missing, meaning he can no longer work as a stonemason and is forced to take more menial work.