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



    BrE BrE//ˈmeɪsn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmeɪsn//
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  1. 1a person who builds using stone, or works with stone He was a working mason at Westminster Abbey in the sixteenth century.
  2. 2Mason = Freemason
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French masson (noun), maçonner (verb), probably of Germanic origin; perhaps related to make.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mason