- maker c.1300, "one who makes," also "God as creator," agent noun from MAKE (Cf. make) (v.). Specifically, "manufacturer" by late 14c. To meet (one's) maker "die" is attested by 1814.
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maker — mak·er n: one (as an issuer) that undertakes to pay a negotiable instrument and esp. a note sign a note as maker rather than indorser Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. maker … Law dictionary
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Maker — Mak er (m[=a]k [ e]r), n. 1. One who makes, forms, or molds; a manufacturer; specifically, the Creator. [1913 Webster] The universal Maker we may praise. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The person who makes a promissory note. [1913 Webster] 3.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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