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maco

[mah-koh]
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noun
  1. an Egyptian cotton, used especially in the manufacture of hosiery and undergarments.
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Origin of maco

after Mako Bey, 19th-century Egyptian officer
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  • It was settled that he should take the command, though Maco acted as our guide.

    The Wanderers

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • When, however, Maco went to look for it, the bird was nowhere to be seen.

    The Wanderers

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Can Kallolo and Maco have got there and kindled it as a signal to us?

    The Wanderers

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • At length our anxiety was set at rest by hearing the voices of Kallolo and Maco.

    The Wanderers

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • We were thankful that Maco had escaped, and glad to get the assistance of his brother Polo.

    The Wanderers

    W.H.G. Kingston