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master mason

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noun
  1. (often initial capital letters) a Freemason who has reached the third degree.
  2. an expert mason.

Origin of master mason

1325–75; Middle English maister masoun
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Examples from the Web for master mason

Historical Examples

  • 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 master-mason was in charge of the whole of the building operations.

  • All the materials of this master-mason were ready to the last stone.

    Tell England

    Ernest Raymond

  • 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