Mackinaw coat
Mackinaw Mack"i*naw, Mackinaw coat Mack"i*naw coat A short, heavy, double-breasted plaid coat, the design of which is large and striking. [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Mackinaw coat — n. a short, double breasted coat made of heavy woolen cloth, usually plaid * * * …   Universalium

  • Mackinaw coat — n. a short, double breasted coat made of heavy woolen cloth, usually plaid …   English World dictionary

  • Mackinaw coat — noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material • Syn: ↑mackinaw • Hypernyms: ↑coat * * * noun see mackinaw 3b …   Useful english dictionary

  • mackinaw coat — noun See mackinaw jacket …   Wiktionary

  • Mackinaw — Mack i*naw, Mackinaw coat Mack i*naw coat A short, heavy, double breasted plaid coat, the design of which is large and striking. [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mackinaw — [mak′ə nô΄] adj. [CdnFr Mackinac < Ojibwa mitchimakinak, large turtle] 1. of or from Mackinac Island, formerly a center of trade with the Indians of the Northwest 2. of or made of a heavy, napped woolen cloth, often plaid n. [usually m ] 1.… …   English World dictionary

  • mackinaw — noun 1. a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Mackinaw coat • Hypernyms: ↑coat 2. a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States • Syn: ↑Mackinaw blanket …   Useful english dictionary

  • mackinaw — mackinawed, adj. /mak euh naw /, n. a short double breasted coat of a thick woolen material, commonly plaid. Also called Mackinaw coat, mackinaw coat. [1755 65; sp. var. of MACKINAC] * * * …   Universalium

  • mackinaw — [ makɪnɔ:] (also mackinaw coat or jacket) noun N. Amer. a short coat or jacket made of a thick, heavy woollen cloth. Origin C19: named after Mackinaw City, Michigan …   English new terms dictionary

  • coat — [n1] animal hair crust, ectoderm, epidermis, felt, fleece, fur, hide, husk, integument, leather, membrane, pelage, pellicle, pelt, peltry, protective covering, rind, scale, scarfskin, shell, skin, wool; concept 399 coat [n2] covering bark,… …   New thesaurus

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