noun (often initial capital letter) Informal.
Origin of mac1
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Origin of Mac-
Examples from the Web for mac
With Mac and Jesse we wanted to establish a friendship that was mostly a product of their common situation and enclosed world.
Brute is the story of Mac and Jesse, two disenfranchised teens who turn to robbing houses as a form of recreation and quick cash.
Fewer and fewer of them, says Mac Naughton, are caught roaming the store “in the middle of the night.”
I remember them coming over all adorable with mac and cheese, collard greens, fried chicken.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That was my conclusion reading the results of a new survey put out by the MAC AIDS Fund (PDF).
The festival to these gods of the harvest was in the month Mac, which occurred in the early spring.American Hero-Myths|Daniel G. Brinton
So sure did people apparently feel of Mac's easy victory, that even betting was out of the question.Lands of the Slave and the Free|Henry A. Murray
Well, I am glad if it pleases you, Mac, for it looks as if I had a chance to get you.The City and the World and Other Stories|Francis Clement Kelley
When Mac took in the situation he brayed with merriment, almost shaking me out of the saddle.On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck|R. Pitcher Woodward
“I guess Wolf would rather go the most comfortable way,” Mac observed.The Mystery Hunters at the Haunted Lodge|Capwell Wyckoff
Word Origin for Mac
Mc- or M'-
Word Origin for Mac-
casual, generic term of address for a man, 1928, from Irish and Gaelic mac, a common element in Scottish and Irish names (literally "son of"); hence used generally from early 19c. for "a Celtic Irishman" (see Mac-).
common element in Scottish and Irish names, from Old Celtic *makko-s "son." Cognate root *makwos "son" produced Old Welsh map, Welsh mab, ap "son;" also probably cognate with Old English mago "son, attendant, servant," Old Norse mögr "son," Gothic magus "boy, servant," Old English mægð "maid" (see maiden).