maco

[ mah-koh ]

noun
  1. an Egyptian cotton, used especially in the manufacture of hosiery and undergarments.

Origin of maco

1
After Mako Bey, 19th-century Egyptian officer

Words Nearby maco

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How to use maco in a sentence

  • We were anxiously awaiting the return of maco, whom we hoped would bring us tidings of Captain van Dunk.

    The Wanderers | W.H.G. Kingston
  • The few things we had with us were done tightly up and placed on floats, which Kallolo and maco agreed to push before them.

    The Wanderers | W.H.G. Kingston
  • maco and Polo, working under water, had sharpened them by means of some other hard stone which they found in the stream.

    The Wanderers | W.H.G. Kingston