See also: Mason, máson, masón, and Masoń

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English masoun, machun, from Anglo-Norman machun, masson, Old French maçon, from Late Latin maciō, machiō (carpenter, bricklayer), from a derivative of Frankish *makōn (to work, build, make), from Proto-Indo-European *mag- (to knead, mix, make), conflated with *mati (cutter), from Proto-Germanic *matją, *mattukaz (ploghshare, mattock), from Proto-Indo-European *mat- (hoe, mattock).

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmeɪsən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪsən

NounEdit

mason (plural masons)

  1. A bricklayer, one whose occupation is to build with stone or brick
  2. One who prepares stone for building purposes.
  3. A member of the fraternity of Freemasons. See Freemason.

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VerbEdit

mason (third-person singular simple present masons, present participle masoning, simple past and past participle masoned)

  1. (transitive, normally with a preposition) To build stonework or brickwork about, under, in, over, etc.; to construct by masons
    to mason up a well or terrace
    to mason in a kettle or boiler

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mason

  1. accusative singular of maso

Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown

NounEdit

mason

  1. fruit of the Ziziphus jujuba (syn. Ziziphus vulgaris)

ReferencesEdit

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown

NounEdit

mason

  1. fruit of the Ziziphus jujuba (syn. Ziziphus vulgaris)

ReferencesEdit

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français