- mackerel shark,
- mackerel sky,
- mackinac bridge,
- mackinaw blanket,
- mackinaw boat,
- mackinaw coat,
- mackinaw trout,
Origin of mackinaw
Examples from the Web for mackinaw
The crew of the Mackinaw boat arose and cheered, the patron firing his pistol into the air.Bring Me His Ears|Clarence E. Mulford
They got valuable stores at Mackinaw, too; among them seven hundred packages of costly furs.Elsie's Journey on Inland Waters|Martha Finley
This is but little over one-third the surface drained of agricultural products toward the Straits of Mackinaw.Old Mackinaw|W. P. Strickland.
I spoke in one of my former letters of the manifest fate of Mackinaw, which is to be a watering-place.Letters of a Traveller|William Cullen Bryant
Tied to the pier, a saucy twenty-six-foot Mackinaw boat, much like the Spray, bobbed up and down.The Spell of the White Sturgeon|James Arthur Kjelgaard
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.