Mackintosh meaning

măkĭn-tŏsh
A raincoat.
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By extension, any waterproof coat or raincoat.
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A lightweight, waterproof fabric that was originally of rubberized wool or cotton.
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A waterproof outer coat; raincoat.
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The fabric used for this, orig. made by cementing layers of cloth with rubber.
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A waterproof long coat made of rubberized cloth.
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Waterproof rubberized cloth.
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Origin of mackintosh

  • After Charles Macintosh (1766–1843), Scottish inventor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Charles Macintosh (1766-1843), who patented a type of rubberized cloth in 1823. Former trademark. The letter k is a later addition.

    From Wiktionary