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Meaning of masonry by Wiktionary Dictionary

Masonry


    Etymology

    From French maçonnerie .

    Noun

    masonry ( countable and uncountable; plural: masonries )

    1. The art or occupation of a mason .
    2. The work or performance of a mason; as, good or bad masonry; skillful masonry .
    3. That which is built by a mason; anything constructed of the materials used by masons, such as stone, brick, tiles, or the like. Dry masonry is applied to structures made without mortar .
    4. The craft, institution, or mysteries of Freemasons; Freemasonry .

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Explanation of masonry by Wordnet Dictionary

Masonry


    Noun
    1. the craft of a mason

    2. structure built of stone or brick by a mason

    3. Freemasons collectively



    Definition of masonry by GCIDE Dictionary

    Masonry


    1. Masonry n. [F. maçonnerie.]
      1. The art or occupation of a mason.

      2. The work or performance of a mason; as, “good or bad masonry; skillful masonry.”

      3. That which is built by a mason; anything constructed of the materials used by masons, such as stone, brick, tiles, or the like. Dry masonry is applied to structures made without mortar.

      4. The craft, institution, or mysteries of Freemasons; freemasonry.