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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MACINTOSHES

I was wrapped in one of the gentlemen's macintoshes, and found the ride far from disagreeable.

How do you make an apple tree understand whether you want it to grow Baldwins or Macintoshes?

Variant spellings of macintoshes and mackintoshes have been retained as printed.

One large pit received the Frasers, and another was dug for the Macintoshes.

WORD ORIGIN

waterproof outer coat, 1836, named for Charles Macintosh (1766-1843), inventor of a waterproofing process (patent #4804, June 17, 1823). The surname is from Gaelic Mac an toisich "Son of the chieftain."

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.