- 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.
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Origin of Freemason
OTHER WORDS FROM Freemasonfree·ma·son·ic [free-muh-son-ik], /ˌfri məˈsɒn ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for Freemason
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.