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makar

[mah-ker] /ˈmɑ kər/
noun, Chiefly Scot.
1.
a poet or writer.
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  • If makar Makalo had perished, this revolt might never have broken out.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • makar is at the head of it, I know, and possibly he has influence behind him.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • I interceded with the Arab leader, makar Makalo, but in vain.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • Far better if makar had ordered them to be shot at daybreak.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • The Somalis had assisted makar in the revolt, and these slaves were their reward.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • They seized makar Alexeevich by the arms and dragged him to the door.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • The officer went up to makar Alexeevich and took him by the collar.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • Things began with "this or that, makar Alexievitch, is your fault."

    Poor Folk Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Then it went on to "I need hardly say that the fault is wholly makar Alexievitch's."

    Poor Folk Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • To think that your better sense should so play you false, makar Alexievitch!

    Poor Folk Fyodor Dostoyevsky
British Dictionary definitions for makar

makar

/ˈmækər/
noun
1.
(Scot) a creative artist, esp a poet
Word Origin
a Scot variant of maker
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