mackintosh definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British A raincoat.
    • Chiefly British A lightweight, waterproof fabric that has been originally of rubberized cotton.
    • A waterproof lengthy layer made from rubberized fabric.
    • By extension, any waterproof layer or raincoat.
    • Waterproof rubberized cloth.
    • A waterproof outer apparel; -- so-called through the name of inventor.
    • A garment, specifically an overcoat or cloak, rendered water-proof by a solution of india-rubber, either put on the top as a coating or placed between two thicknesses of some fabric of ideal surface.
    • Rubber fabric associated with type found in making a mackintosh.
    • a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) textile
    • a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric

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