mackintosh

Part of speech: noun

A water proof overgarment: named from Mackintosh, the in ventor.

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Usage examples "mackintosh":

  1. Of course, a glance at the Mowbray would be worth all the Mackintosh cloaks in the world, for keeping a dry skin in a storm;- but then, you know, the hero himself might have caught cold when he went out to shine upon them- and the avoiding this is surely a blessing for which we all ought to be thankful: not but what I would have held an umbrella over him with the greatest pleasure, of course ... - "The Vicar of Wrexhill", Mrs [Frances] Trollope.
  2. Of course we had no tent, but some invaluable mackintosh camp sheets. - "Ismailia", Samuel W. Baker.
  3. He entirely declines to put on any mackintosh or overcoat. - "Nancy A Novel", Rhoda Broughton.