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See also: Mason, máson, and masón

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From Middle English masoun, machun, from Anglo-Norman machun, masson, from Frankish *makjo (maker; builder; see make); or perhaps from Frankish *mattijo, from Proto-Germanic *mattijô (hoe; chisel) (compare German obsolete Metz, Steinmetz), from Proto-Indo-European *matn-, *mat- (hoe; slegehammer).

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mason (plural masons)

  1. 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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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