Mason


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Mason

A craftsperson skilled in shaping and joining pieces of stone or brick together to form walls and other parts of buildings and structures.

mason

A person who is skilled in the craft of building with units of natural or artificial mineral products, such as bricks, stones, and cinderblocks, that are usually bonded or cemented with mortar to similar units.
References in classic literature ?
pronounced the Mason in a stern and tremulous voice.
He exists, but to understand Him is hard," the Mason began again, looking not at Pierre but straight before him, and turning the leaves of his book with his old hands which from excitement he could not keep still.
He is not to be apprehended by reason, but by life," said the Mason.
After these words, the Mason, as if tired by his long discourse, again leaned his arms on the back of the sofa and closed his eyes.
The Mason cleared his throat huskily, as old men do, and called his servant.
thought Pierre, rising with downcast head; and he began to pace the room, glancing occasionally at the Mason.
Pierre wished to say this to the Mason, but did not dare to.
The Mason remained silent for a long time, evidently considering.
The specter of the apron-string still haunted him, and helped him to find excuses for getting on no forwarder with Dede Mason.
WHO: Paul Branch, President, Mason County Habitat for Humanity John Olson, Vice President and Real Estate Chair, Mason County Habitat for Humanity Connie Stockbridge, Executive Vice President, Mason Bank Amanda McMillan, Vice President, Mason Bank Nancy Andrews, Vice President, Cashier, Mason Bank Steve Matkovich, Sr.
Like Pollan, Singer and Mason believe industrial eaters are intentionally kept in the dark about how their eating affects others (humans and animals), and they address this blindness by tracing various meals (three, in this case) back to their roots.
Sundays on local stations KROQ and Jack FM, Mason is a top engineer for CBS Radio's outlets up and down the West Coast.