Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Mason, George 1725-1792. American Revolutionary politician from Virginia. A member of the Constitutional Convention (1787), he voiced criticism that resulted in the drafting of the Bill of Rights. His grandson James Murray Mason (1798-1871) was a Confederate diplomat to Great Britain and France.
  • Mason, Lowell 1792-1872. American musician and composer who developed the first music program for American public schools (1838) and composed several hymns, including "Nearer, My God, to Thee.”

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  • proper n. An occupational surname for a stonemason.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • n. A Freemason.

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Examples

  • CARPENTER AND MASON MADE MORE phone calls, then Mason made ready to leave.

    The Short Forever

  • _Correspondence of Horace Walpole with Mason_, in which certain very palpable hits are made as to the identity of Mason and Junius.

    Notes and Queries, Number 82, May 24, 1851 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc

  • MASON - A Mason woman pleaded no contest today, March 16, to charges she hit a police officer with her car in front of St. Susanna Catholic Church and left the scene.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • MASON (FOX19) - Residents and business leaders in Mason are invited to see the final draft of the City of Mason's 2010 Comprehensive Plan.

    WXIX - Breaking News

  • MASON - A Mason man has been charged with raping an eight-year-old girl.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • MASON - Mason residents will be given a tax credit if a proposed admissions and parking tax is enacted on area amusements, including Kings Island and the Beach Waterpark.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • NO its actualy significant because Metsch is the kind of active community leader who by rights would have endorsed mason if she had got her act together and didnt let her Lame followers pick fights with Zimmer last year, thus loosing the school board election and weakening the progressive slate, Mason is now left with russo friends and neck and neck with cammarano. about us software copyright © 2008

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  • MASON - For a second consecutive meeting, verbal sparring among members interrupted a public session of the Mason school board.

    Cincinnati.Com - All Local News

  • MASON -- A pair of Battle Creek girls 'basketball teams saw their seasons end at the Class A district at Mason on Wednesday night.

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  • MASON - Two people were injured Saturday afternoon when their vehicle overturned east of Mason, trapping them briefly inside.

    lsj.com - News

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