mackintosh


noun

  1. a raincoat made of rubberized cloth.
  2. such cloth.
  3. Chiefly British. any raincoat.

noun

  1. Charles Ren·nie [ren-ee] /ˈrɛn i/, 1868–1928, Scottish architect and designer.

noun

  1. a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized cloth
  2. such cloth
  3. any raincoat

noun

  1. Sir Cameron (Anthony). born 1946, British producer of musicals and theatre owner; his productions include Cats (1981), Les Misérables (1985), Miss Saigon (1987), and My Fair Lady (2001)
  2. Charles Rennie. 1868–1928, Scottish architect and artist, exponent of the Art Nouveau style; designer of the Glasgow School of Art (1896)

n.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.”

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