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mac2 British & World English

A mackintosh

Mac1 British & World English

A type of personal computer

Mac2 British & World English

A form of address for a man whose name is unknown to the speaker

Mac New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

computer produced by the Apple company

Mac- New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

spelling is personal, and must be followed, as: MacDonald, Macdonald, McDonald, McDonald, M‘Donald; however spelled, traditionally alphabetized as Mac-

Freddie Mac British & World English

The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, a US corporation that trades in mortgages

whisky mac British & World English

A drink consisting of whisky and ginger wine mixed in equal amounts

McClellan, George Brinton British & World English

(1826–85), US army officer; known as Little Mac. He became general in chief of the US Army 1861 during the Civil War. Although he repulsed Lee at Antietam 1862, he was removed from command due to a lack of military aggressiveness. The Democratic presidential candidate in 1864, he was defeated by the incumbent Abraham Lincoln. He later served as governor of New Jersey 1878–81

Little Mac in McClellan, George Brinton British & World English

(1826–85), US army officer; known as Little Mac. He became general in chief of the US Army 1861 during the Civil War. Although he repulsed Lee at Antietam 1862, he was removed from command due to a lack of military aggressiveness. The Democratic presidential candidate in 1864, he was defeated by the incumbent Abraham Lincoln. He later served as governor of New Jersey 1878–81

Finn MacCool British & World English

The warrior hero of a cycle of legends about a band of warriors defending Ireland. Father of the legendary Irish warrior and bard Ossian, he is supposed to have lived in the 3rd century ad

Finn Mac Cumhaill in Finn MacCool British & World English

The warrior hero of a cycle of legends about a band of warriors defending Ireland. Father of the legendary Irish warrior and bard Ossian, he is supposed to have lived in the 3rd century ad


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