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Grand Lodge of England Emulation Ritual

Abbreviation Cipher Codes





Rotating Compass & Square




ABBREVIATIONS

AND OTHER WORDS

  • - gavel

  • a d p o t t o t f j o t h - a distinct pressure of the thumb on the first joint of the hand

  • a d p o t t b t f a s js o t h - a distinct pressure of the thumb between the first and second joints of the hand

  • a d p o t t o t f s j o t h -

  • a s p - a small pace

  • Asst H P - Assistant High Priest

  • badge - apron

  • b - bare

  • b d t h s a t t a d i t t s - 

  • b i t s o t s at l w m - buried in the sands of the sea at low water mark

  • C - Centre

  • Cn -

  • Cs - Compasses

  • cs l f t s - cable's length from the sea

  • Can - Candidate

  • Cowan - Derogatory name for a non-mason

  • c t - cable tow

  • d...v...d - devoid

  • d - distress

  • d t l h, d t r s a t bt a d i t t s -

  • E - East

  • E A - Entered Apprentice

  • E L of Imp -

  • e...e - entrance

  • e o c -

  • f...t - feet

  • F - Fidelity

  • F C - Fellow Craft

  • F M - Freemason

  • f o w -

  • F P O F - Five Points of Fellowship

  • f r s - first real secret

  • G and S O - Grand and Solemn oath

  • G - Grip

  • G A O T U - Great Architect of the Universe

  • G G of D =

  • G G U - Grand Geometrician of the Universe

  • H A - Hiram Abif

  • h - heart

  • hs - heels

  • h to h - heel to heel

  • h i t p w t t e i t f o a s t t l o t w -

  • h w - hoodwink

  • h...w...d - hoodwinked

  • I G - Inner Guard

  • I P M - Immediate Past Master

  • J D - Junior Deacon

  • J W - Junior Warden

  • k - knee

  • k(s) - knock(s)

  • K S - King Solomon

  • K S T - King Solomon's Temple

  • l a - left arm

  • L - light

  • Ls -

  • l b - left breast

  • l f - left foot

  • l h p - left hand pillar

  • l k - left knee

  • M - Master

  • m...c - metallic

  • m...l - metal

  • M M - Master Mason

  • m...y - money

  • Mn - Moon

  • mys - mysteries

  • n - neck

  • N - North

  • n l b - naked left breast

  • Obl - obligation

  • P and R in I -

  • p -

  • pts - point or points

  • ped - pedestal

  • p g - pass grip

  • p...way - porchway

  • P Sn - Pass sign

  • pt on b - point on breast

  • p t r h on t l b w t t e i t f o a s - putting the right hand on the left breast with the thumb extended in the form of a square

  • pw - password

  • r a - right arm or right angle

  • r h - right hand

  • r h p - right hand pillar

  • r t -

  • R Sn -

  • S -

  • Scts - secrets

  • SD - Senior Deacon

  • S of H -

  • S of S -

  • s i w y l t -

  • Sn - Sign

  • Sn of R -

  • Sn of P -

  • "So mote it

  • S O - Solemn oath

  • Sp -

  • Sq - Square

  • s r s -

  • ss -

  • s s -

  • S W - Senior Warden

  • t - token

  • T - Tyler

  • t c a - throat cut across

  • Tn - Token

  • t t o b t r - tongue torn out by the root

  • t t r e a f t i 24hs - the tide ebbs and flows twice in 24 hours

  • t u t l h w t t l e i t f o a s -

  • v...l...e -

  • V S L - Volume of Sacred Law

  • W - West

  • Wd - word

  • W M - Worshipful Master     

  • w s -

  • y t c a - your throat cut across




Further Reading:

U.G.L.E. Emulation Ritual

Memory Work - Masonic Rituals and Ciphers