mackintosh

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mackintosh a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    • n mackintosh a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mackintosh A waterproof outer garment; -- so called from the name of the inventor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mackintosh 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 mackintosh Rubber cloth of the kind used in making a mackintosh.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mackintosh mak′in-tosh a waterproof overcoat.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From Charles Mackintosh (1766-1843), the inventor.

Usage

In literature:

She hoped that Augustine had taken his mackintosh.
"Amabel Channice" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Yes, I can see the bungalow, and here is a mackintosh-clad figure hastening down the path to greet us.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
Why, your 'sailor' and your mackintosh are quite wet!
"The Leader of the Lower School" by Angela Brazil
No one wears a mackintosh for a year.
"Great Uncle Hoot-Toot" by Mrs. Molesworth
Alexander St. M. Mackintosh, Clerk.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
No one ever excelled Sir James Mackintosh in philosophical criticism.
"Leading Articles on Various Subjects" by Hugh Miller
And what for shall Skipper Mackintosh be afraid?
"The Fiery Totem" by Argyll Saxby
He unpacked the rucksacks, got out the brandy-flask, a mackintosh, a sweater and a cape.
"Love and Lucy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
Dr. Sarah F. Mackintosh was the first woman admitted to a county society (Passaic) in 1871.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
The defence by Mackintosh was a bold and eloquent performance.
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846" by Various
Normally we had only our mackintosh sheets.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
A van, a tent, and a big stock of pious literature, with mackintoshes and umbrellas, form his equipment.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Within a few moments some Red Cross men reverently covered the body with a mackintosh sheet and bore it away.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
Her boots were thick, and she wore a mackintosh.
"The Benefactress" by Elizabeth Beauchamp
He tells us that Fox wrote debates, whilst Mackintosh spoke essays.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
DR. PARR AND SIR JAMES MACKINTOSH.
"Books and Authors" by Anonymous
Sir James Mackintosh places them beyond Reynolds's in some ways.
"A Book of Sibyls" by Anne Thackeray (Mrs. Richmond Ritchie)
Dicky wished to take the wood-axe, the coal hammer, a blanket, and a mackintosh.
"The Wouldbegoods" by E. Nesbit
I put the letter into my pocket, flung on a mackintosh and dived outside again.
"A Frontier Mystery" by Bertram Mitford
It is deeply to be regretted that Sir James Mackintosh did not complete his long-cherished design of continuing Hume's history.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 353, March 1845" by Various
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In poetry:

“This enough rain for yeh?” Stands there inquirin’,
As if this ‘ere rain’s the one thing I’m desirin’.
“Wet, ain’t it?” ‘e grins, with ‘is mackintosh leakin’
All over me carpit . . . it’s justice I’m seekin’ –-
"'Wet'" by C J Dennis

In news:

Mary Poppins by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh.
The death of Ron MacKintosh, 64, was confirmed by the Department of Foreign Affairs in Ottawa on Wednesday.
Every Christmas, in the grand tradition of our fathers and their fathers before them, we pull on the London Fog mackintosh, hop on the Powell Street cable car, and roll on down to Union Square.
A critic's thoughts on the new extension being planned for Charles Rennie Mackintosh's famed Glasgow School of Art.
Mackintosh versus Steven Holl .
British power producer Cameron Mackintosh is the man behind some of the most successful shows in history, including Mary Poppins, Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, Cats and The Phantom of the Opera.
Playbill.com shares a collection of rare Mackintosh photos from his personal collection.
Illusionist Ralph Mackintosh brings program to Alfred Station Seventh Day Baptist Church.
The producer of "Phantom of the Opera," "Les Miserables" and "Miss Saigon," Cameron Mackintosh , with fascinating stories on all these shows.
Paradise Lost's Greg Mackintosh : Epic Kings & Idols Tour Diary No.
Teresa Mackintosh , executive vice president, CCH.
In the wake of his father's death in 2009, Gregor Mackintosh of Paradise Lost fame sat down and began creating what would become Vallenfyre as a way to vent his frustrations.
A critic's thoughts on the new extension being planned for Charles Rennie Mackintosh 's famed Glasgow School of Art.
Mackintosh versus Steven Holl.
Ron MacKintosh was retired and enjoying the simple life when he disappeared, only to be found dead, tied to a tree.
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In science:

BD gratefully acknowledges helpful discussions with Eric van der Giessen, Mitchell Luskin, Fred Mackintosh and Michael Rubinstein.
Nonaffine Correlations in Random Elastic Media
Mackintosh, “Theory of ripple phases of lipid bilayers,” Phys.
Fluctuating Membranes with Tilt Order
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