Mackinaw coat

/ (ˈmækɪˌnɔː) /

  1. mainly US and Canadian a thick short double-breasted plaid coat: Also called: mackinaw

Origin of Mackinaw coat

C19: named after Mackinaw, variant of Mackinac

Words Nearby Mackinaw coat

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How to use Mackinaw coat in a sentence

  • Don placed a sandwich in each deep pocket of his Mackinaw coat, and pushed an apple on top of each.

  • Hollister felt the chill of it through his Mackinaw coat and was moved to thought of his companion's comfort.

    The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Propped up in bed, my Mackinaw coat over my 'robe de nuit' for warmth, I sit and dream.

    Bab: A Sub-Deb | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He had opened his Mackinaw coat while running, and now he dropped it to the floor behind him.

  • The boy wore a battered felt hat, a fawn Mackinaw coat, pants thrust into high socks and a pair of moosehide moccasins.

    The Land of Strong Men | Arthur M. Chisholm