Mak"ing (?), n.

1.

The act of one who makes; workmanship; fabrication; construction; as, this is cloth of your own making; the making of peace or war was in his power.

2.

Composition, or structure.

3.

a poem.

[Obs.]

Sir J. Davies.

4.

That which establishes or places in a desirable state or condition; the material of which something may be made; as, early misfortune was the making of him.

5.

External appearance; from.

[Obs.]

Shak.

 

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