mackintosh

  1. a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
  2. (British) a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric

Mackintosh

The Mackintosh or raincoat (abbreviated as mac or mack) is a form of waterproof raincoat, first sold in 1824, made out of rubberised fabric. The Mackintosh is named after its Scottish inventor Charles Macintosh, though many writers add a letter k (this variant spelling `Mackintosh` is now standard ). Although the Mackintosh style of coat has bec.....
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mackintosh

[n] - a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
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Mackintosh

• (n.) A waterproof outer garment; -- so called from the name of the inventor.
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mackintosh

noun a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
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Mackintosh

Mack'in·tosh noun A waterproof outer garment; -- so called from the name of the inventor.
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Mackintosh

A Mackintosh is a waterproof outer garment or coat, so named after Charles Macintosh the inventor. The traditional Mackintosh consists of two or more layers of cloth with a layer or layers of rubber between them, affording waterproofing.
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mackintosh

lightweight rubberized waterproof cotton
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mackintosh

Waterproof coat created in the 19th century, made from a waterproof woollen fabric, patented in 1823 by Charles Macintosh, and Charles Goodyear's vulcanized rubber, created in 1839. The first mackintoshes of the late 19th century were neck-to-ankle garments. In the 20th century the mackintosh was redesigned to create styles such as the ...
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mackintosh

waterproof outercoat or raincoat, named after a Scottish chemist, Charles Macintosh (1766–1843), who invented the waterproof material that bears his ... [3 related articles]
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