To meet one's maker

to die.

See also: Maker

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Another sign is a well-coiffed, perfumed appearance, which Nance calls "ritualistic hygiene" in preparation to meet one's maker.
Church representatives called these misguided folk back to the flock, urged a return to social order, to responsibility, to prayers and posies and ring a ring a rosies, to all falling down in a fit state to meet one's maker. They called people back yet provided no greater enticement than repentance and Psalters and mournful Gregorian chants floating hollowly upwards towards the gothic perpendicular spires of churches built upwards to God.