(A) This term is applied to one who makes a promissory note and promises to pay it when due. He who makes a bill of exchange is called the drawer, and frequently in common parlance and in books of Reports we find the word drawer inaccurately applied to the maker of a promissory note. See Promissory note. (B) This term may also refer to a person endorses a check or a note to another person or party. One who makes, frames, or ordains; as a “law maker.” One who makes or executes; as the maker of a promissory note.
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