- Charles,1766–1843, Scottish chemist, inventor, and manufacturer.
- a raincoat made of rubberized cloth.
- such cloth.
- Chiefly British. any raincoat.
Origin of mackintosh
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“And I hope it will be before I have worn-out my third pair of boots,” said Macintosh.
“I doubt if we go at Matammeh before we get reinforcements,” said Macintosh.
Now, MacIntosh, I have a word or two further to speak to you.
MacIntosh tells me that they have all been drilled as cavalry as well as infantry.
MacIntosh was there as soon as they were, and pouring in a volley rushed upon the guns.
- a variant spelling of mackintosh
- Sir Cameron (Anthony). born 1946, British producer of musicals and theatre owner; his productions include Cats (1981), Les Misérables (1985), Miss Saigon (1987), and My Fair Lady (2001)
- Charles Rennie. 1868–1928, Scottish architect and artist, exponent of the Art Nouveau style; designer of the Glasgow School of Art (1896)
- a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized cloth
- such cloth
- any raincoat
Word Origin and History for macintosh
waterproof outer coat, 1836, named for Charles Macintosh (1766-1843), inventor of a waterproofing process (patent #4804, June 17, 1823). The surname is from Gaelic Mac an toisich "Son of the chieftain."