(mk"r), n. 1. One who makes, forms, or molds; a manufacturer; specifically, the Creator.
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The universal Maker we may praise.
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2. (Law) The person who makes a promissory note.
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3. One who writes verses; a poet. [Obs.]
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"The Greeks named the poet poihth`s, which name, as the most excellent, hath gone through other languages. It cometh of this word poiei^n, make; wherein, I know not whether by luck or wisdom, we Englishmen have met well the Greeks in calling him a maker." Sir P. Sidney.
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To meet one's maker, to die.


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