Carver vs Maker - What's the difference?
As a proper noun carver
As a noun maker is
As a verb maker is
Someone who carves.
(dated) A carving knife.
(dated) A butcher.
An armchair as part of a set of dining chairs (originally for the person who is to carve the meat).
*2000 , (JG Ballard), Super-Cannes , Fourth Estate 2011, p. 215:
*:She began a circuit of the dining room, peering at the baronial fireplace with its andirons the size of torture racks, and heavy oak carvers like gnarled thrones.
* Carver (surname)
Someone who makes; a person or thing that makes or produces something.
(usually, capitalized and preceded by the) God.
* 2000 , , The Book of Prefaces , Bloomsbury 2002, p. 9:
(obsolete, legal) Someone who signs a cheque or promissory note, thereby becoming responsible for payment.
- It is refreshing to read how makers find great allies in the past to help them tackle the present. It helps us to see that literature is a conversation across boundaries of nation, century and language.