maker

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From make +‎ -er. Compare makar.

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maker (plural makers)

  1. Someone who makes; a person or thing that makes or produces something.
  2. (usually capitalized and preceded by the) God.
  3. (now rare) A poet.
    • 2000, Alasdair Gray, The Book of Prefaces, Bloomsbury 2002, p. 9:
      It is refreshing to read how makers find great allies in the past to help them tackle the present. It helps us to see that literature is a conversation across boundaries of nation, century and language.
  4. (obsolete, law) Someone who signs a check or promissory note, thereby becoming responsible for payment.

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Etymology[edit]

From maken (to make) +‎ -er.

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maker m (plural makers, diminutive makertje n)

  1. maker (person or thing that makes, produces or repairs something)

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