mackinaw

Definitions of mackinaw
  1. noun
    a heavy woolen cloth heavily napped and felted, often with a plaid design
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    type of:
    cloth, fabric, material, textile
    artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  2. noun
    a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    synonyms: Mackinaw blanket
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    type of:
    blanket, cover
    bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
  3. noun
    a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    synonyms: Mackinaw coat
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    type of:
    coat
    an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  4. noun
    a flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes
    synonyms: Mackinaw boat
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    type of:
    boat
    a small vessel for travel on water
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