What does the word mackintosh mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  2. Of course we had no tent, but some invaluable mackintosh camp sheets. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  3. He entirely declines to put on any mackintosh or overcoat. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton