Definitions for mackintoshˈmæk ɪnˌtɒʃ
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a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
macintosh, mackintosh, mac, mack(noun)
a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
A waterproof long coat made of rubberized cloth.
By extension, any waterproof coat or raincoat.
Waterproof rubberized cloth.
Origin: From Charles Macintosh (1766–1843), who patented a type of rubberized cloth in 1823. Former trademark. The letter k is a later addition.
a waterproof outer garment; -- so called from the name of the inventor
The Mackintosh or Macintosh 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. Although the Mackintosh style of coat has become generic, a genuine Mackintosh coat should be made from rubberised or rubber laminated material.
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