Meaning of “mason” in the English Dictionary

"mason" in British English

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masonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmeɪ.sən/ us /ˈmeɪ.sən/

a stonemason (= person who cuts stone)

US a bricklayer

Masonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmeɪ.sən/ us /ˈmeɪ.sən/

a Freemason

Masonic
adjective uk /məˈsɒn.ɪk/ us /məˈsɑː.nɪk/
Masonry
noun [ U ] uk /ˈmeɪ.sən.ri/ 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)