masonry masonry  /ˈmeɪ sən ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) structure built of stone or brick by a mason
  2. (n) Freemasons collectively
  3. (n) the craft of a mason

Usage(s):

  1. Wi-fi hot spots are large--about the size of a football field--but those signals had to pass through a lot of masonry before they got to my laptop.
  2. Floors boasted fine mosaics; on the walls were frescoes or trompe l'oeil stucco that mimicked masonry.
  3. An avalanche of bricks littered the streets and open spaces, and loose piles of masonry provided cover for both sides in the battle for the fortress.

News

  1. Leominster American captures Game 1 of City Championship

    LEOMINSTER -- Domination. Leominster American's Quality Masonry certainly put on an impressive performance in Game 1 of the best-of-three Leominster Little League City Championship series Friday night. American raced to the bat rack and pounded out 13 hits, including a 4-for-4 night from Reed Parson, and Bryce Parson fanned seven in four scoreless innings on the mound en route to a 13-1 victory ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

  2. Parson brothers lift Quality Masonry into championship finals

    LEOMINSTER -- With a trip to the Leominster Little League City Championship series on the line, Quality Masonry buckled down even as the pressure mounted. Union Square managed to get the tying run to second base with two outs, but Quality Masonry hurler Reed Parson induced a harmless groundout to short to end the contest, giving his team a 3-2 victory in the all-Leominster American matchup and ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

  3. FRAZIER MASONRY IS CURRENTLY SEEKING

    FRAZIER MASONRY IS CURRENTLY SEEKING qualified block masons and tenders for Cherry Point Marine Corp. air station. BEQ Project. Top pay with safe working conditions. Call: Joe Nix @ 910-658-7738 for more information.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

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Quotes

  1. "You forget who you are - black or white and American or African - and where you come from when you are before God circling the Kabba [the large masonry cubic structure near Mecca] in a two-piece unstitched garment," Ellison said in a CNN...
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Keith Ellison Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "What this means is the inclusion of a small group of blacks in the country's white corporate masonry ...... This co-option has allowed white and foreign capital to fulfil its legal obligations under new corporate charters and, more important, to...
    on Aug 29, 2006 By: John Pilger Source: Mail & Guardian Online

  3. "The ACCC's investigation found that the proposed acquisition is likely to have significant detrimental effects on competition in downstream markets, including pre-mixed concrete and concrete masonry in a number of geographical areas," Samuel...
    on May 12, 2004 By: Graeme Samuel Source: Bloomberg

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