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 for To meet one''s maker
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maker \Mak"er\ (m[=a]k"[~e]r), n.
     1. One who makes, forms, or molds; a manufacturer;
        specifically, the Creator.
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              The universal Maker we may praise.    --Milton.
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     2. (Law) The person who makes a promissory note.
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     3. One who writes verses; a poet. [Obs.]
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     Note: "The Greeks named the poet poihth`s, which name, as the
           most excellent, hath gone through other languages. It
           cometh of this word poiei^n, make; wherein, I know not
           whether by luck or wisdom, we Englishmen have met well
           the Greeks in calling him a maker." --Sir P. Sidney.
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     To meet one's maker, to die.

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