masonry


masonry
Synonyms and related words:
adobe, ashlar, brick, bricks and mortar, cement, clinker, concrete, covering materials, ferroconcrete, firebrick, flag, flagstone, flooring, lath and plaster, mortar, pavement, paving, paving material, plasters, prestressed concrete, roofage, roofing, siding, stone, tile, tiling, walling

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  • Masonry — Ma son*ry, n. [F. ma[,c]onnerie.] 1. The art or occupation of a mason. [1913 Webster] 2. The work or performance of a mason; as, good or bad masonry; skillful masonry. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is built by a mason; anything constructed of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • masonry — ► NOUN 1) stonework. 2) (Masonry) Freemasonry …   English terms dictionary

  • Masonry — (engl., spr. Mehs nry), 1) ein Maurerwert, die Maurerkunst; 2) eine geschlossene Tischgesellschaft, dann auch 3) ein Trinkgelag; 4) in Schlössern u. Palästen eigene Gebäude, welche zu solchen Zusammenkünften dienten; 5) so v.w. Freimaurerei …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Masonry — • An overview of Freemasonry and description of its condemnation by the Catholic Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Masonry — n [U] ↑Freemasonry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • masonry — stonework, mid 14c., from O.Fr. maçonerie (14c.), from maçon (see MASON (Cf. mason)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • masonry — [mā′sən rē] n. [ME masonerie < OFr maçonnerie < maçon, MASON] 1. the trade or art of a mason 2. pl. masonries something built, as by a mason, of stone, brick, concrete, etc. 3. [usually M ] FREEMASONRY …   English World dictionary

  • Masonry — This article refers to the building structure component; for the fraternal organization, see Freemasonry. A mason laying mortar on top of a finished course of blocks, prior to placing the next course. Masonry is the building of structures from… …   Wikipedia

  • masonry — /may seuhn ree/, n., pl. masonries. 1. the craft or occupation of a mason. 2. work constructed by a mason, esp. stonework: the crumbling masonry of ancient walls. 3. (cap.) Freemasonry. [1325 75; ME masonerie < MF maçonnerie. See MASON, ERY] * *… …   Universalium

  • masonry — noun a) The art or occupation of a mason. b) The work or performance of a mason; as, good or bad masonry; skillful masonry …   Wiktionary

  • masonry — noun Masonry is used before these nouns: ↑contractor, ↑wall …   Collocations dictionary