American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British A raincoat.
- n. Chiefly British A lightweight, waterproof fabric that was originally of rubberized cotton.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A garment, particularly an overcoat or cloak, rendered water-proof by a solution of india-rubber, either applied on the surface as a coating or placed between two thicknesses of some cloth of suitable texture.
- n. Rubber cloth of the kind used in making a mackintosh.
- n. A waterproof long coat made of rubberized cloth.
- n. By extension, any waterproof coat or raincoat.
- n. Waterproof rubberized cloth.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A waterproof outer garment; -- so called from the name of the inventor.
- n. a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
- n. a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
- From Charles Macintosh (1766–1843), who patented a type of rubberized cloth in 1823. Former trademark. The letter k is a later addition. (Wiktionary)
- After Charles Macintosh (1766-1843), Scottish inventor. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And hanging up one of the bird-skin rugs in its place, the "mackintosh" was drawn and carefully knotted around the rim of the shaky receptacle.”
“A man in a serge suit and a beige mackintosh sits on a folding chair, smoking a cigarette.”
“I pawned my watch, my bicycle, and a mackintosh of which my father had been very proud and which he had left to me.”
“I got my bicycle, my watch, and my father's mackintosh out of pawn and rented a typewriter.”
“There's Bill stumbling up the road, umbrella-armed, mackintosh wet- spotted, swaying like a sailor off a sea journey.”
“Once Dick suggested that she take his oilskins, as her mackintosh was worth no more than paper in such a storm.”
“It was not alone Molly Travis who pulled on gum boots, mackintosh, and straps; for the phantom hands of ten thousand forbears drew tight the buckles, just so as they squared her jaw and set her eyes with determination.”
“He hung his mackintosh and hat on the rack in the comfortable square hall and turned to her for direction.”
“I struggled along, stood off the butcher and the grocer, pawned my watch and bicycle and my father's mackintosh, and I worked.”
“And when you flip through the hundreds of photographs Larkin left, you see that the huge majority are of this cockatoo of a woman called Monica, and in a single glance you realise what an extraordinary couple they must have made: he so soberly dressed in mackintosh and bicycle clips, and her so exquisitely and loudly turned out: extraordinary hats and wacky stockings, mannish pinstripe trousers and daringly (for the time) short skirts.”
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