from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, same as maçonné.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mason.


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  • In the ad to sell my house I'm going to write: "Beautiful, hand-masoned stone exterior underneath the cheap vinyl siding that you see."

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  • From the Sun-Sentinel: MILWAUKEE -- To complete the ultimate quest of "The Lord of the Rings," Carl Hostetter has left his home in Maryland to navigate roaring rivers and cross vast plains — all to stride bravely through looming masoned gates in search of a nearly hidden glass door.

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  • The chaplain had not yet arrived; and there these silent islands of men and women sat steadfastly eyeing several marble tablets, with black borders, masoned into the wall on either side the pulpit.

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  • In this business he proceeds very heedfully, like a treasure-hunter in some old house, sounding the walls to find where the gold is masoned in.

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  • The jar was deposited carefully inside the tomb, built and masoned and sculpted within four days out of multicolored marbles, round in shape and supported by fluted columns crowned with the new kind of capital Sulla had brought back from Corinth and had made so popular-delicate sprays of acanthus leaves.

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  • The parabolic reflector measures about 1.3 m in diameter and is made of glass-reinforced plastic (GRP, fiberglass) over a masoned mold.

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  • Concreting a vault, on the other hand, calls for much more skill and craftsmanship owing to the complicated formwork - the one exception being when the masoned shell is intended to serve as permanent formwork.

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  • The tracery windows on the south side are masoned up, but much of the original tracery remains.

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  • _ A church, with central spire, a cross at each gable end, masoned walls imitating ashlar-work, and traceried windows, standing on a ship with a castle at each end, that on the left pointed, that on the right square, on the sea.

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  • The stream poured solid and green through the narrow, masoned course of the forebay, sweeping in a lucent arc over the lip of the fall.

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