Pronunciation: (mā'sun),[key] —n. 1. a person whose trade is building with units of various natural or artificial mineral products, as stones, bricks, cinder blocks, or tiles, usually with the use of mortar or cement as a bonding agent.
2. a person who dresses stones or bricks.
3. (cap.) a Freemason.
—v.t. to construct of or strengthen with masonry.
Pronunciation: (mā'sun),[key] —n. 1. Bobbie Ann, born 1940, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
2. Charles, 1730–87, English astronomer and surveyor. Cf. Mason-Dixon line. 3. George, 1725–92, American statesman.
4. Lowell, 1792–1872, U.S. hymnist and educator.
5. a male given name.