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Meaning of MASON

Pronunciation:  'meysun, mIsun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love
  2. [n]  a craftsman who works with stone or brick
  3. [n]  English writer (1865-1948)
  4. [n]  English film actor(1909-1984)
  5. [n]  American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)

MASON is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: A. E. W. Mason, Alfred Edward Woodley Mason, Freemason, George Mason, James Mason, James Neville Mason, stonemason
 See Also: actor, American Revolutionary leader, artificer, artisan, author, brother, craftsman, Freemasonry, histrion, journeyman, Knight Templar, Masonry, player, role player, thespian, writer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ma"son\, n. [F. ma?on, LL. macio, machio, mattio, mactio,
    marcio, macerio; of uncertain origin.]
    1. One whose occupation is to build with stone or brick;
       also, one who prepares stone for building purposes.
    2. A member of the fraternity of Freemasons. See {Freemason}.
    {Mason bee} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
       solitary bees of the genus {Osmia}. They construct curious
       nests of hardened mud and sand.
    {Mason moth} (Zo["o]l.), any moth whose larva constructs an
       earthen cocoon under the soil.
    {Mason shell} (Zo["o]l.), a marine univalve shell of the
       genus {Phorus}; -- so called because it cements other
       shells and pebbles upon its own shell; a carrier shell.
    {Mason wasp} (Zo["o]l.), any wasp that constructs its nest,
       or brood cells, of hardened mud. The female fills the
       cells with insects or spiders, paralyzed by a sting, and
       thus provides food for its larv[ae]
  2. \Ma"son\, v. t.
    To build stonework or brickwork about, under, in, over, etc.;
    to construct by masons; -- with a prepositional suffix; as,
    to mason up a well or terrace; to mason in a kettle or
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are a mason means a rise in your current circumstances and a more satisfying social surrounding.
Easton Bible Dictionary

an artificer in stone. The Tyrians seem to have been specially skilled in architecture (1 Kings 5:17, 18; 2 Sam. 5:11). This art the Hebrews no doubt learned in Egypt (Ex. 1:11, 14), where ruins of temples and palaces fill the traveller with wonder at the present day.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: carver, chaser, clay modeler, earth artist, figurer, figuriste, gem carver, graver, modeler, molder, monumental mason, sculptor, sculptress, sculpturer, statuary, stonecutter, wax modeler, wood carver