What does Mason mean?

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ˈmeɪ sənMa·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mason, George Masonnoun

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

  2. Mason, James Mason, James Neville Masonnoun

    English film actor (1909-1984)

  3. Mason, A. E. W. Mason, Alfred Edward Woodley Masonnoun

    English writer (1865-1948)

  4. mason, stonemasonnoun

    a craftsman who works with stone or brick

  5. Freemason, Masonnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. masonnoun

    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. masonnoun

    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. masonverb

    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. Masonnoun

    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. Masonnoun

    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. Masonnoun

    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. Masonnoun

    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. Masonnoun

    a member of the fraternity of Freemasons. See Freemason

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

  3. Masonverb

    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. Jeff Ellington.Stacey Abrams:

    Although I applied for it fairly early in the process when it finally arrived, the return envelope was sealed, i tried to steam it open because I watched a lot of 'Perry Mason.' It didn't work. And so I had to go vote in person.

  2. Donald Trump:

    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. But you never know what happens, right ? But I will absolutely firmly ask the question.

  3. Breanne Martinez:

    (His heart) doesn't pump enough blood to the rest of his body, i feel it's my fault because I have a heart condition as well, and I passed it along to him. Martinez had $510 in case, along with her ID and insurance cards, in her wallet when it was stolen. She said she left it next to the checkout to put Mason in his car seat. I cried in the middle of WinCo because I'm just thinking of all the things I'm not going to be able to provide for my son this month.

  4. Sonia Sotomayor:

    I noticed that [fictional defense attorney] Perry Mason was involved in a lot of the same kinds of investigative work that I had been fascinated with reading Nancy Drew, so I decided to become a lawyer, once I focused on becoming a lawyer, I never deviated from that goal.

  5. Breanne Martinez:

    I feel it's my fault because I have a heart condition as well, and I passed it along to him. Martinez had $510 in case, along with her ID and insurance cards, in her wallet when it was stolen. She said she left it next to the checkout to put Mason in his car seat. I cried in the middle of WinCo because I'm just thinking of all the things I'm not going to be able to provide for my son this month.

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