Definitions of freemasonry

  1. Freemasons collectively
  2. Which had their origin in these times, and it was essential for them to have some signs by which, on coming to a strange place, they could be recognized as real craftsmen and not impostors.
  3. The institutions and principles of Free massons; hence, community of feeling and interest.
  4. The institutions, craft, & c, of freemasons.
  5. The principles of the society of freemasons.