mackintosh

noun
mack·​in·​tosh | \ ˈma-kən-ˌtäsh How to pronounce mackintosh (audio) \
variants: or less commonly macintosh

Definition of mackintosh

1 chiefly British : raincoat
2 : a lightweight waterproof fabric originally of rubberized cotton

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Examples of mackintosh in a Sentence

be sure to wear a mackintosh while hiking over the misty mountains of England's Lake District
Recent Examples on the Web Another mackintosh was hardly recognizable as clothing. Sam Kean, Science | AAAS, 2 July 2021

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First Known Use of mackintosh

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for mackintosh

Charles Macintosh †1843 Scottish chemist & inventor

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“Mackintosh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mackintosh. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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