/may"keuhr/, n.
1. a person or thing that makes.
2. a manufacturer (used in combination): drugmaker; garmentmaker.
3. (cap.) God.
4. the party executing a legal instrument, esp. a promissory note.
5. Cards. the player who first names the successful bid.
6. Archaic. a poet.
7. go to or meet one's Maker, to die.
[1300-50; ME; see MAKE1, -ER1]

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