- (often initial capital letters) a Freemason who has reached the third degree.
- an expert mason.
Origin of master mason
1325–75; Middle English maister masoun
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Examples from the Web for master mason
You will recognize him; he will be disguised as a master-mason, with a rule in his hand.Cinq Mars, Complete
Alfred de Vigny
The rebus of the master-mason, Hyndeley (a hind lying) occurs in the capitals.The Cathedrals of Great Britain
P. H. Ditchfield
The master-mason was in charge of the whole of the building operations.Life in a Medival City
All the materials of this master-mason were ready to the last stone.Tell England
As for the master-mason he was well paid, and gave his word to fly the land, but he didn't, for he stayed where he was.Tales from the Fjeld
P. Chr. Asbjrnsen