noun, plural masonries.
the craft or occupation of a mason.
work constructed by a mason, especially stonework: the crumbling masonry of ancient walls.
(initial capital letter) Freemasonry.

1325–75; Middle English masonerie < Middle French maçonnerie. See mason, -ery Unabridged
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masonry (ˈmeɪsənrɪ)
n , pl -ries
1.  the craft of a mason
2.  work that is built by a mason; stonework or brickwork
3.  (often capital) short for Freemasonry

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Word Origin & History

"stonework," mid-14c., from Fr. maçonnerie, from maçon (see mason).
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Example sentences
It has the same simple geometry, regular rhythms of windows, and strong masonry
  walls as its neighbors.
Thick masonry walls also helped by having a thermal time constant of roughly
  half a day.
The construction technique using mortar is called masonry.
Ancient masonry hides behind thickets of scaffolding, planks and steel poles.
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