Definition of masonry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmeɪsənri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmeɪsənri//
[uncountable] Construction, Architectural features
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the parts of a building that are made of stone She was injured by falling masonry. He acquired a knowledge of carpentry and masonry (= building with stone) Wordfindercement, construction, foundation, girder, joist, masonry, plaster, rubble, scaffolding, site See related entries: Construction, Architectural features Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French maçonerie, from maçon, probably of Germanic origin.
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