makar

[mah-ker]
noun Chiefly Scot.
a poet or writer.
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makar (ˈmækər)
 
n
(Scot) a creative artist, esp a poet
 
[a Scot variant of maker]

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makar

any of the Scottish courtly poets who flourished from about 1425 to 1550. The best known are Robert Henryson, William Dunbar, Gavin Douglas, and Sir David Lyndsay; the group is sometimes expanded to include James I of Scotland and Harry the Minstrel, or Blind Harry.

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