masonry

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Masonry \Ma"son*ry\, noun [F. ma[,c]onnerie.]

1. The art or occupation of a mason.

2. The work or performance of a mason; as, good or bad masonry; skillful masonry.

3. That which is built by a mason; anything constructed of the materials used by masons, such as stone, brick, tiles, or the like. {Dry masonry} is applied to structures made without mortar.

4. The craft, institution, or mysteries of Freemasons; freemasonry.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

masonry

noun

1: structure built of stone or brick by a mason

2: Freemasons collectively [syn: {Freemasonry}, {Masonry}]

3: the craft of a mason


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