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

[Middle English, variant of maker, maker, poet.]
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(Poetry) Scot a creative artist, esp a poet
[a Scot variant of maker]
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References in classic literature ?
MY BELOVED MAKAR ALEXIEVITCH,--Do you know, must quarrel with you.
Ah, Makar Alexievitch, you neither speak of nor give any account of what you have spent upon me.
Makar Alexeevich, the brother of my late master- may the kingdom of heaven be his- has remained here, but he is in a weak state as you know," said the old servant.
Pierre knew that Makar Alexeevich was Joseph Bazdeev's half-insane brother and a hard drinker.
Makar Alexeevich came twice that evening shuffling along in his galoshes as far as the door and stopped and looked ingratiatingly at Pierre.
Veterinary quarantine personnel in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) have stepped up their monitoring of cargoes and packages that are shipped through the city airport and the Makar port here after the 'mysterious disease' that hit swine farms in Rizal province.
Makar Jackie Kay said black people are still asked where they come north of the Border.
The late head of Anba Makar Monastery had always adopted moderate thinking and had a good heart, the pope said.
The bullet riddled bodies of the slain brothers were later dumped near Makar drain some 40 kilometers away from Dera in the jurisdiction of Parova police station.
Sergey Dolinin's layup off Makar Knovalov's assist extended Russia's advantage to 67-41 with 3:23 left in the third quarter ending any hopes of a Philippine comeback.
Scotland's Makar Jackie Kay recited a poem specially commissioned for the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Parliament at yesterday's ceremony.
Stirling Council's next Makar looks set to be kept busy with more than poetry.