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Definition stone or brick parts of a structure such as a building or wall; or the craft of building with such materials
  • Falling masonry is dangerous in an earthquake.
masonry = stone or brick parts of a structure such as a building or wall; or the craft of building with such materials
  • Most of the original masonry has been replaced.
  • cracks in the masonry from a shifting foundation
  • ...met every evening on a masonry platform under a great fig-tree.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book
  • masonry = stone or brick
  • I had scarcely laid the first tier of my masonry when I discovered that...
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • masonry = stone wall
  • What I had taken for masonry seemed now to be iron, or some other metal, in huge plates,
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Pit and the Pendulum
  • masonry = stone or brick parts of a structure such as a building or wall
  • At the moment... there came, first a rumbling, then a creaking, and then a roar of falling masonry,
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician's Nephew
  • masonry = stone or brick parts of a structure
  • At the bottom of the smooth plaster wall there was a brick pulled out to make a sluice for the bath water, and as Rikki-tikki stole in by the masonry curb where the bath is put, he heard Nag and Nagaina whispering together outside in the moonlight.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book
  • masonry = stone or brick
  • The Egyptian character of the masonry weighed upon me with its gloom.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • "Emma's right," Millard said, lying on the ground with a chunk of broken masonry under his head for a pillow.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • Alyssa took care of the masonry almost single-handedly with the power of the earth god.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • With a gathering trickle of pebbles and masonry, Alex began to sink.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • I knew that the man who inscribed it had foreseen these ruins and did not want his masonry identified with the wrong era.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • The stairwell was a cramped corkscrew of masonry, no more than six feet in diameter.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • As they walked, Hazel ran her hands along the masonry.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • So after flipping through a library book about masonry, he went to the hardware store and bought two sacks of ready-mix cement.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • She presents the curious anomaly of the most solid masonry joining with oak and hemp in constituting the completed ship.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Somewhere a wall goes to pieces, a thousand kilograms of masonry crashing down.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • When I came to build my chimney I studied masonry.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • Even today, one high degree of Masonry bears the title of 'Grand Duke of Jerusalem.'
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain

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