- Mason jar 1885, named for John L. Mason of New York, who patented it in 1858.
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Mason jar — filled with jam A Mason jar is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. They were invented and patented by John Landis Mason, a Philadelphia tinsmith in 1858. T … Wikipedia
Mason jar — n trademark [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: John L. Mason (died 1902), U.S. inventor] AmE a glass pot with a tight lid, used for preserving fruit and vegetables British Equivalent: Kilner jar … Dictionary of contemporary English
Mason jar — ☆ Mason jar [mā′sen ] n. [patented (1858) by John L. Mason of New York] [also m j ] a glass jar having a wide mouth and a screw top, used for preserving foods, esp. in home canning … English World dictionary
Mason jar — Mason ,jar noun count AMERICAN a glass container with a lid that fits tightly, used for preserving fruit and vegetables … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Mason Jar — Ever since the mason jar was invented, it has been a household necessity. It provides a perfect means for making home preserves. he jars, made of glass, have wide mouths with a glass or metal screw d are perfect containers. The jar was… … Dictionary of eponyms
Mason jar — noun a glass jar with an air tight screw top; used in home canning • Hypernyms: ↑jar * * * Mason jar [Mason jar] noun (AmE) a glass container used … Useful english dictionary
Mason jar — Ma′son jar n. coo a glass jar with a screw top used esp. in home canning • Etymology: 1880–85, amer.; after John L. Mason, 19th century American who patented it in 1858 … From formal English to slang
mason jar — noun Usage: often capitalized M Etymology: John L. Mason, died 1902 American metalsmith Date: 1888 a widemouthed jar used especially for home canning … New Collegiate Dictionary
Mason jar — a glass jar with a wide mouth and an airtight screw top, much used in home canning. [1880 85, Amer.; named after John L. Mason, 19th century American who patented it in 1858] * * * … Universalium
Mason jar — noun A Mason brand glass jar with a screw top, often used for preserving food … Wiktionary