- one of a class of skilled stoneworkers of the Middle Ages, possessing secret signs and passwords.
- a member of a society composed of such workers, which also included honorary members (accepted masons ) not connected with the building trades.
Origin of Freemason
OTHER WORDS FROM Freemasonfree·ma·son·ic [free-muh-son-ik], /ˌfri məˈsɒn ɪk/, adjective
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How to use Freemason in a sentence
There were rumors that Fahrenheit was an active Freemason and based his scale’s starting point on the “32 degrees of enlightenment,” which accord to some rites of Freemasonry.
The American Mackey, as a consistent Freemason, shows scant sympathy for this traitor in the masonic camp.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements|Nesta H. Webster
One can never be sure, he said, of a converted Freemason, but must always fear lest he may return to his former friends.
As a member of the freemason fraternity he was known as Gay Lussac.The Katipunan|J. Brecknock Watson (AKA Francis St. Clair)
Freemason, between Brewer and Granby, presented a sea deep enough to float a vessel of one hundred tons.Discourse of the Life and Character of the Hon. Littleton Waller Tazewell|Hugh Blair Grigsby
The seventy-second anniversary festival of this institution was held at Freemason's Hall on the 30th of March, 1870.