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masonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmeɪ.sən/
a stonemason (= ​person who ​cutsstone) US a bricklayer

Masonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmeɪ.sən/
a Freemason
Masonic
adjective uk   /məˈsɒn.ɪk/  us   /-ˈsɑː.nɪk/
Masonry
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈmeɪ.sən.ri/
→  Freemasonry
(Definition of mason from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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masonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmeɪ·sən/
a ​person who is ​trained to ​work with ​bricks and ​stones used in ​buildings
(Definition of mason from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mason”
in Spanish cantero, albañil…
in Vietnamese thợ nề…
in Malaysian tukang batu…
in Thai ช่างก่ออิฐ…
in French maçon, maçonne…
in German der Steinmetz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 石匠,石工, 砌砖工, 瓦工…
in Indonesian tukang batu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 石匠,石工, 砌磚工, 瓦工…
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