Freemason definition by Webster's New World
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a member of an international secret society having as its principles brotherliness, charity, and mutual aid
Origin: ; from obsolete freemason, a skilled itinerant mason, free to move from town to town without restraint by local guilds
Freemason definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Freemason A member of the Free and Accepted Masons, an international fraternal and charitable organization with secret rites and signs.
- A member of a guild of skilled itinerant masons during the Middle Ages.