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Synonyms for mackinaw

a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material

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a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States

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a flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes

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a heavy woolen cloth heavily napped and felted, often with a plaid design

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Astor became proprietor of one half of the Indian establishments and goods which the Mackinaw Company had within the territory of the Indian country in the United States, and it was understood that the whole was to be surrendered into his hands at the expiration of five years, on condition that the American Company would not trade within the British dominions.
Overalls, work shirts, mackinaws, jeans, and other products were among the goods offered for sale.
It would have lottery-minded Americans grabbing for their mackinaws, earmuffs and hip boots from Maine to California and all points between.
Anglers reel in rainbows and wrestle mackinaws weighing up to 20 pounds.
Focus on East and North Inlets for rainbow trout; go farther out into the lake for mackinaws.
The sight of a parade of men wearing parkas, Mackinaws, whipcord breeches, high boots, cowbody boots, Western hats and led by a man in a Bowler did not add credulity to the cover story.
The recommendation: Determine the areas where the mackinaws spawn and use gill nets to drag them out.