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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Charles Macintosh (1766-1843), Scottish scientist who invented a way of preventing liquid from getting through cloth

mackintosh

noun
     
Related topics: Clothes
mack‧in‧tosh [countable] British English old-fashioned
DCC a coat which you wear to keep out the rain [= mac, raincoat]

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