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Definition 1: the craft of a mason - [noun denoting act]

(masonry is a kind of ...) the skilled practice of a practical occupation

"he learned his trade as an apprentice"

(... is a kind of masonry ) the craft of laying bricks

(... is part of masonry) the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones

"their main business is home construction" "workers in the building trades"

(masonry is the domain which ... is member of) coat with a mixture of gypsum and spackle

"he skimcoated the drywall"

(masonry is the domain which ... is member of) make the surface of level or smooth

"float the plaster"

(masonry is the domain which ... is member of) plaster with mud

(masonry is the domain which ... is member of) apply ornamental plaster to

(masonry is the domain which ... is member of) cover with two coats of plaster

"render-set the walls so they'll look nice and smooth"

(masonry is the domain which ... is member of) coat with plastic or cement

"render the brick walls in the den"

(masonry is the domain which ... is member of) coat with plaster

"daub the wall"

(masonry is the domain which ... is member of) plaster with mortar

"mortar the wall"

Definition 2: structure built of stone or brick by a mason - [noun denoting artifact]

(masonry is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of masonry ) masonry done with bricks and mortar

(... is a kind of masonry ) masonry without mortar

(... is a kind of masonry ) masonry done with stone

Definition 3: Freemasons collectively - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for masonry in the sense of this definition

(masonry is a kind of ...) a society that conceals its activities from nonmembers

(masonry is a member of ...) a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love

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