- an Egyptian cotton, used especially in the manufacture of hosiery and undergarments.
Origin of maco
after Mako Bey, 19th-century Egyptian officer
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Examples from the Web for maco
The article states that the agency could have voted sanctions against Maco ranging from censure to disbarment.
Though the decision was quite damning, Maco got what amounted to a slap on the wrist.
When, however, Maco went to look for it, the bird was nowhere to be seen.
It was settled that he should take the command, though Maco acted as our guide.
At length our anxiety was set at rest by hearing the voices of Kallolo and Maco.
Can Kallolo and Maco have got there and kindled it as a signal to us?
We had now to wait and afford Maco time to recover his strength.