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lawmaker

[law-mey-ker]
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  1. a person who makes or enacts law; legislator.
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Origin of lawmaker

First recorded in 1350–1400, lawmaker is from the Middle English word lawe maker. See law1, maker
Related formslaw·mak·ing, noun, adjective
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lawmaker

n.

also law-maker, late 15c., from law + maker.

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