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macfarlane

or Mac·far·lane, Mac·Far·lane

[muh k-fahr-lin]
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noun
  1. an overcoat with an attached cape and two slits in front near the waist.
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Origin of macfarlane

special use of surname MacFarlane
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  • Mr. Macfarlane reported that the wounded were all likely to do well.

    In Greek Waters

    G. A. Henty

  • “I am not so very sure, Miller, that they are delighted at all,” Macfarlane said quietly.

    In Greek Waters

    G. A. Henty

  • “You are a most disagreeable man, Macfarlane,” Martyn said after a pause.

    In Greek Waters

    G. A. Henty

  • And so it was settled that Dr. Macfarlane should form one of the landing party.

    In Greek Waters

    G. A. Henty

  • “It does one good to hear that,” Macfarlane said when he had finished.

    In Greek Waters

    G. A. Henty