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 (mä′kər, mā′-)
n. Chiefly Scots
A poet.

[Middle English, variant of maker, maker, poet.]


(Poetry) Scot a creative artist, esp a poet
[a Scot variant of maker]
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The Scottish Literary Tour Company, which dramatises 'the literary life of Scotland' runs its Makars Literary Tour from Makars Court outside the Writers Museum.
But of course he has beaten technology at its own game here by inserting a phrase from Burns's "To a Mouse" and has also incorporated the final line of each stanza of William Dunbar's masterpiece, "Lament for the Makars.
The study extends the material of his essay 'How to pronounce Older Scots' in Bards and Makars (ed.