What does Mason mean?

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ˈmeɪ sənMa·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mason, George Mason(noun)

    American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)

  2. Mason, James Mason, James Neville Mason(noun)

    English film actor (1909-1984)

  3. Mason, A. E. W. Mason, Alfred Edward Woodley Mason(noun)

    English writer (1865-1948)

  4. mason, stonemason(noun)

    a craftsman who works with stone or brick

  5. Freemason, Mason(noun)

    a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love

Wiktionary

  1. mason(Noun)

    One whose occupation is to build with stone or brick; also, one who prepares stone for building purposes.

    Etymology: From masoun, machun, from machun, masson, from Old Low *, from maitōn (compare German obsolete Metz, SteinSteinmetze), from (compare Old High German meizan, East Frisian matje, Old Norse meita), from mai-d- (compare Old Lithuanian apapmaitinti, Latvian maitat), enlargement of mei-. More at mean, mutate.

  2. mason(Noun)

    A member of the fraternity of Freemasons. See Freemason.

    Etymology: From masoun, machun, from machun, masson, from Old Low *, from maitōn (compare German obsolete Metz, SteinSteinmetze), from (compare Old High German meizan, East Frisian matje, Old Norse meita), from mai-d- (compare Old Lithuanian apapmaitinti, Latvian maitat), enlargement of mei-. More at mean, mutate.

  3. mason(Verb)

    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 boiler.

    Etymology: From masoun, machun, from machun, masson, from Old Low *, from maitōn (compare German obsolete Metz, SteinSteinmetze), from (compare Old High German meizan, East Frisian matje, Old Norse meita), from mai-d- (compare Old Lithuanian apapmaitinti, Latvian maitat), enlargement of mei-. More at mean, mutate.

  4. Mason(ProperNoun)

    for a stonemason.

    Etymology: From masoun, machun, from machun, masson, from Old Low *, from maitōn (compare German obsolete Metz, SteinSteinmetze), from (compare Old High German meizan, East Frisian matje, Old Norse meita), from mai-d- (compare Old Lithuanian apapmaitinti, Latvian maitat), enlargement of mei-. More at mean, mutate.

  5. Mason(ProperNoun)

    A Freemason.

    Etymology: From masoun, machun, from machun, masson, from Old Low *, from maitōn (compare German obsolete Metz, SteinSteinmetze), from (compare Old High German meizan, East Frisian matje, Old Norse meita), from mai-d- (compare Old Lithuanian apapmaitinti, Latvian maitat), enlargement of mei-. More at mean, mutate.

  6. Mason(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

    Etymology: From masoun, machun, from machun, masson, from Old Low *, from maitōn (compare German obsolete Metz, SteinSteinmetze), from (compare Old High German meizan, East Frisian matje, Old Norse meita), from mai-d- (compare Old Lithuanian apapmaitinti, Latvian maitat), enlargement of mei-. More at mean, mutate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mason(noun)

    one whose occupation is to build with stone or brick; also, one who prepares stone for building purposes

    Etymology: [F. maon, LL. macio, machio, mattio, mactio, marcio, macerio; of uncertain origin.]

  2. Mason(noun)

    a member of the fraternity of Freemasons. See Freemason

    Etymology: [F. maon, LL. macio, machio, mattio, mactio, marcio, macerio; of uncertain origin.]

  3. Mason(verb)

    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 boiler

    Etymology: [F. maon, LL. macio, machio, mattio, mactio, marcio, macerio; of uncertain origin.]

Freebase

  1. Mason

    Mason is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 1,382 at the 2010 census. Mason, together with Wilton, is home to Russell-Abbott State Forest.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mason

    mā′sn, n. one who cuts, prepares, and lays stones: a builder in stone: a member of the society of freemasons.—v.t. to build.—adjs. Mason′ic, relating to freemasonry; Mā′sonried, constructed of masonry.—n. Mā′sonry, the skill or practice of a mason: the work of a mason: the art of building in stone: freemasonry.—adj. consisting of mason-work.—n. Mas′ter-mā′son (see under Master). [O. Fr. masson (Fr. maçon)—Low L. macion-em; prob. Teut.; cf. Mid. High Ger. mezzo, a mason, whence steinmetz, a stone-mason, cog. with Old High Ger. meizan, to hew, whence Ger. meissel, a chisel.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mason in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mason in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Mason in a Sentence

  1. Mason Parrish:

    The last night we had with Mason before he slipped into a coma, one of the last things he said to me and his mother was ‘Get me my notebook, I feel like writing,’.

  2. Pittsburgh Steelers:

    Mason vehemently denies the report of being accused of using a racial slur during the incident Thursday night in Cleveland.

  3. The FBI:

    The capture of this dangerous felon means our community is safer, because we believe Mason would have continued committing violent crimes while he was on the run, i thank each of the task force members for their hard work and commitment, as they worked day and night to get him behind bars.

  4. Kourtney Kardashian:

    I havent had this much excitement in months, this is what I come out to? This is what Mason and Koko do when they have a sleepover.

  5. President Trump:

    I know you'll ask, will we be talking about meddling ? And I will absolutely bring that up, i don't think you'll have any,' Gee, I did it. I did it. You got me.' There won't be a Perry Mason here, I don't think.

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