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mackinaw

ma kuh naw

  • n  a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
  • n  a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
  • n  a flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes
  • n  a heavy woolen cloth heavily napped and felted, often with a plaid design

  • The President, in starched collar, yellow necktie, leather waistcoat, green mackinaw coat, riding trousers, laced boots and ten-gallon hat, motored ten miles to a backwoods cabin .
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  • Jennifer Granholm in Today's Energy Solutions
    Because Michigan's congressional leaders stood strong in support of putting these vital federal resources to work building Michigan's economy, we're now experiencing the positive impact in Michigan communities from Monroe to Mackinaw City,...
  • John Little in Green Bay Press Gazette
    I get the question all the time. Can we break as much ice as the old Mackinaw? We're trying to determine that right now,said Cmdr. John Little, the ship's commanding officer. "We do it so differently."
  • Bart Stupak in SooToday.com
    It is important that a new Coast Guard cutter or similar asset be stationed in Charlevoix to replace the Acacia and continue the Coast Guard's long-standing presence in the northern Great Lakes,Stupak said. "While the Mackinaw is now...

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