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mason US English

A builder and worker in stone

Mason in mason US English

A Freemason

Mason, A. E. W. US English

(1865–1948), English novelist; full name Alfred Edward Woodley Mason. Notable works: The Four Feathers (adventure story, 1902) and Musk and Amber (historical novel, 1942)

Mason, James US English

(1909–84), English actor; full name James Neville Mason. Notable movies: A Star is Born (1954), Lolita (1962), Georgy Girl (1966), and The Verdict (1982)

Mason in Mason–Dixon line US English

(In the US) the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania, taken as the northern limit of the slave-owning states before the abolition of slavery

Mason in Masonite US English

A type of hardboard

Mason in mason jar US English

A wide-mouthed glass jar with an airtight screw top, used for preserving fruit and vegetables

mason bee US English

A solitary bee that nests in cavities within which it constructs cells of sand and other particles glued together with saliva

mason jar US English

A wide-mouthed glass jar with an airtight screw top, used for preserving fruit and vegetables

Mason City US English

An industrial city in northern central Iowa; population 27,337 (est. 2008)

mason wasp US English

A solitary wasp that nests in a cavity or in a hole in the ground, sealing the nest with mud or similar material

master mason US English

A skilled mason, especially one who employs other workers

Mason–Dixon line US English

(In the US) the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania, taken as the northern limit of the slave-owning states before the abolition of slavery

mason's mark US English

A distinctive device carved on stone by the mason who dressed it

Mason–Dixon Line New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania

monumental mason US English

A person who makes tombstones and similar items

Lyon, Mary Mason US English

(1797–1849), US educator. She founded Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (later Mount Holyoke College) in South Hadley, Massachusetts, in 1837 and served as its first president 1837–49

Mason jar in mason jar US English

A wide-mouthed glass jar with an airtight screw top, used for preserving fruit and vegetables

Freemason US English

A member of an international order established for mutual help and fellowship, which holds elaborate secret ceremonies

stonemason US English

A person who cuts, prepares, and builds with stone

James Neville Mason in Mason, James US English

(1909–84), English actor; full name James Neville Mason. Notable movies: A Star is Born (1954), Lolita (1962), Georgy Girl (1966), and The Verdict (1982)

Alfred Edward Woodley Mason in Mason, A. E. W. US English

(1865–1948), English novelist; full name Alfred Edward Woodley Mason. Notable works: The Four Feathers (adventure story, 1902) and Musk and Amber (historical novel, 1942)