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 ?
On the other hand, the noise of the loom, the forge, the carpenter's hammer, or the stonemason's saw, greatly favour those opportunities of intercourse - hurried and brief no doubt, but opportunities still - which these several kinds of work, by rendering it necessary for men to be employed very near to each other, and often side by side, without any barrier or partition between them, in their very nature present.
Durdles is a stonemason; chiefly in the gravestone, tomb, and monument way, and wholly of their colour from head to foot.
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Founded in 2006, the CWF was initially created to provide a progression route for cathedral stonemason apprentices who had completed NVQ Level 3.
But Kirkcudbright stonemason Douglas Swan says neither he nor colleagues across the region are prepared to ask customers for the fee.
RENOVATORS at a historic castle dating back to the 13th Century have uncovered yet another one of its secrets - a note hidden by a stonemason 55 years ago.
There is historical reference to at Melrose Abbey to a stonemason who appears to have worked at Paisley Abbey, Mr Will added.
It is owned by 27-year-old stonemason Tom Whitehead and was a car he wanted to keep right into his 'old age.' His wife, Amy, revealed the car was taken from the driveway of their home in Oldfield, Honley, on Thursday night.
Can we do this ourselves or do we need a stonemason? 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