• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Master-mason a freemason who has attained the third degree
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. maistre (Fr. maître)—L. magister, from root of magnus, great.


In literature:

My mammy was Jane Mason, belonging to Frank Mason; pappy was Frank Smith, belonging to a master wid de same name.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
In his sixth year of office Master Blanchminster had sent for masons to block this window up.
"Brother Copas" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
At last the master mason returned, but without his tender.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
The foreman-mason saw that his master's thoughts were wandering, and noticed the drawn expression on his face.
"The Nebuly Coat" by John Meade Falkner
He became a member of the Masonic Lodge of St. Andrew in 1779, and master in 1782.
"Tea Leaves" by Various
Ezekiel Mason had been waiting for a hint from Luke, in whom he recognized a master spirit.
"The Young Bank Messenger" by Horatio Alger
Under Wren as Surveyor-General we have already mentioned the master-mason Edward Strong and his son Edward.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul" by Arthur Dimock
Underneath it, as a supporter, is the master mason.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Gloucester [2nd ed.]" by H. J. L. J. Massé
He became a master architect, having under him a force of carpenters, masons and mechanics.
"Patrician and Plebeian" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
The poor little mason is seriously ill; the master told us to go and see him; and Garrone, Derossi, and I agreed to go together.
"Cuore (Heart)" by Edmondo De Amicis

In poetry:

And craftsmen came from foreign lands,
Italian, German and Jew--
Apprentices and fellow-craftsmen,
And master-masons, too.
"Betzko" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
When I was a King and a Mason — a Master proven and skilled —
I cleared me ground for a Palace such as a King should build.
I decreed and dug down to my levels. Presently, under the silt,
I came on the wreck of a Palace such as a King had built.
"The Palace" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Jeff Rea (right) presented Bernard Berry with a past master's apron in recognition of his service as Caraway Masonic Lodge #733 Worshipful Master.
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Berry was a free African American and Lawrence County native who established himself as master brick and stone mason in the mid-19th century.
View full size Brent Wojahn/The Oregonian John Bryant, Grand Master of Masonic Temple at North Fremont and Mississippi streets, said the neighborhood has stepped up after someone sprayed racist remarks on the temple.
AMERICAN MASTERS sat down with Finding Lucy director Pamela Mason Wagner and writer Thomas Wagner to get some of their thoughts on Lucy, and what is was like making a film about one of America's best loved comediennes.
"Clay brick paving and granite edge restraint will last forever," claims Gubetta, a master mason for close to 35 years.
Using brick veneer with a CMU backup is the Rolls-Royce of wall systems in the opinion of Alpine Building Restoration's Gubetta, who has worked as a master mason for the past 33 years.
Jeff Rea (right) presented Bernard Berry with a past master 's apron in recognition of his service as Caraway Masonic Lodge #733 Worshipful Master.
For creating attractive sidewalks, plazas, and other pavements, POM ( porphyry -on-mesh) paving systems deliver quality cobble pavements without the need for a master mason.
George Mason University has added a multidisciplinary Master of Science degree in management of secure information systems to its offerings, joining a growing number of universities making cybersecurity a part of their curricula.
Campbell elected grand master of Masons in Va FINCASTLE.
The dining room Karl Ratzsch's, 320 E Mason St, is festooned with antler chandeliers, old-master paintings, dark woodwork and knickknacks galore.
Frank Schumacher, Worshipful Master of Falls City Masonic Lodge holds one of the lodge's 1890s-era record books.
William Windnagel will inspect he Lodge as the personal representative of the Grand Master of Ohio Masons with a total statewide membership of 114,000.
All Master Masons in the area are encouraged to attend the inspection .