mackinaw is at the head of Lake Michigan—Chicago, at the foot.
There were quite a number of Christian Indians at the mackinaw mission.
At mackinaw concentrate all the radial lines of water navigation in the upper lakes.
He reached in the pocket of his mackinaw coat and took out a handful of sugar.
Robinson's Folly is a high bluff, northeast from the village of mackinaw, half a mile from the mission house.
Miss Martineau has not been too lavish in her praises of mackinaw.
Firearms were introduced among the Omaha prior to 1819, when Dougherty says that they preferred those called "mackinaw guns."
In silence he arose and slipped on his mackinaw blanket coat.
As he threw off his mackinaw preparatory to starting work he snapped out the story of the situation at the quarry.
He was dressed in mackinaw, and wore a fur cap with drooping ear-flaps.
type of boat used on the Great Lakes, 1812, from Mackinac, name of a port and island in Michigan, from Ojibway (Algonquian) mitchimakinak "many turtles," from mishiin- "be many" + mikinaak "snapping turtle." As a type of heavy blanket given to the Indians by the U.S. government, it is attested from 1822.