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McIntosh

[ mak-in-tosh ]

noun

  1. a variety of red apple that ripens in early autumn.


McIntosh

/ ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ /

noun

  1. a Canadian variety of red-skinned eating apple


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Word History and Origins

Origin of McIntosh1

1875–80; named after John McIntosh of Ontario, Canada, who first cultivated it (1796)

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Word History and Origins

Origin of McIntosh1

C19: named after John McIntosh (1777–c. 1845), US-born Canadian farmer on whose property the variety was first found growing wild

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Example Sentences

McIntosh represented him in the case, which resulted in a three-year prison sentence.

A review of state records showed no disciplinary actions against McIntosh.

Under the agency’s rules, McIntosh, as a new lawyer, lacked the required years of experience to handle dozens of cases in which he served as counsel.

In an interview, McIntosh said he felt qualified to work on the cases even though state rules said he wasn’t eligible to take them.

McIntosh advertised online that he had spent almost a dozen years working as a civilian employee for the Defense Department.

On August 24, Roshad McIntosh was being questioned by cops when he began running.

Police say he pulled a gun on them, but his family claimed that McIntosh was kneeling on the ground with his hands in the air.

But McIntosh also explained that it takes more than one show or one moment to shift attitudes.

“The progressive movement knows how critical adding more Democratic women to our government is,” said spokeswoman Jess McIntosh.

Elaine McIntosh and Isis Cox endured an even more disheartening ride from Buffalo.

Havana tobacco was first cultivated in this state by Col. McIntosh, and succeeded finely in some of the counties along the coast.

The last of these names, McIntosh, was given in honor of a whole family which had contributed many sons to freedom's cause.

Again Colonel McIntosh threatened to give the order to fire.

The chief of the clan McIntosh once had a dispute with a cabman about his fare.

Mr. McIntosh, assistant Queen's Counsel, conducted his examination.

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